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Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: I currently do not own a 2nd Airstream
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Airstream Name Seymour
Year 1959
Make Airstream
Model TradeWind
Length 24'
Options Standard package without the Land Yacht or Int'l options
1959 Airstream TradeWind
1959 Airstream TradeWind 1959 Airstream TradeWind
Overview Purchased in central CA in 2001, came from Pacific NW before that, originally sold in Hemet, CA.

Serial number 24T-0114 made in CA in August of 1958.
Basic park model trailer without any 12 volt or collection tanks. I've never have seen any other Airstream with all of the windows the same size; 19" x 40". Also, has unique double fridge exhaust stacks that are made of galvanized tin.

Original mahogany interior woodwork, missing original fridge and both countertops when purchased. Originally no black or grey water tanks, no 12 volt system and the 120 volt water heater was under bathroom counter. Original stovetop, oven, Glen Air furnace and Veritas propane light with milk-white globe.

Put in complete 12 volt system including lights, Xantrax inverter, pump, battery, two muffin fans for fridge ventilation and wiring. All new water system including PEX, fresh and black water tanks and ABS waste water lines (original were cast iron) as well new Sealand Lo-Profile Traveller toilet. New 40# aluminum propane tanks, polished of course.

Systems and Running Gear
Installed Dometic three-way RM2607 fridge with new Dino circuit board and two way Suburban 10 gallon water heater. Installed Juno Trac12 lighting fixtures with monoports. Had new axle made to exact specs of original but increased load capacity and switched from hydraulic brakes to electric at the same time.

Other Information
Earliest known CA made TradeWind according to my registry of nearly 140 listed of the 1959 and 1960 models. If you have one, please contact me.

Tow Vehicle
'98 GMC Sierra Club Cab, 3 doors, 5.0 liter without tow package. Class IV hitch.
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:04 PM   #2
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1959 24' Tradewind
Parkville , Missouri
Join Date: Aug 2013
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Great name!

Love the name Seymour! Trying to think of a good name for ours!
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