|Our mascots - the Bird and the Bovine. Our name for the|
rally is because Ledge Park overlooks the Horicon Marsh
(Birds) and it's June Dairy Month (Bovines).
|Here's Rick with the "birds" and "bovines" at our site. He's even wearing a few!|
|Kay and Jim's Shasta. They're from Glenwood City and came the farthest.|
It's always easy to spot a Shasta - it has wings.
|The Shasta's interior with its vintage-color cushions.|
|Bill and Anna (from Freeport IL) have a Shasta that they've dubbed the "Cowboy Camper."|
It's a work in progress. The "barbed wire" fooled us. It's actually plastic!
|Great saddle on the outside. . .|
|and cow print cushions on the inside. (The cushions came|
from a trailer that Rick had. Bill and Anna purchased
just about all of it - in parts - from him.)
It's always fun to see the accessories that vintage trailer enthusiasts add. I've seen a number with ironing boards for a table on the outside. Makes sense. The right height and easy to fold up and store.
|Tammy from Marengo IL has this cute Trailblazer. It was made in Spencer WI.|
|If the trailer has shutters, it's probably a Trailblazer. This one belongs to|
Dave and Monica from Baraboo.
|Dave did some of the best work on the inside that I've seen.|
|He even made the modern flat screen TV look vintage!|
We were pleased that so many from Illinois were at our rally. Always good to show our neighbors to the south what great parks we have here in Wisconsin.
|This is George and JoEllen's Avion - from Elgin IL. Most Avions usually have a matte metal finish. |
George polished this one up so many people mistake it for an Airstream.
|Rick's Argosy is a "Minuet." I think the last two letters|
should be reversed. The trailer is minute because it was
built for the European market and is extra narrow.
|This was our only motorhome at the rally.|
|LOTS of orange on the inside - and it's all original!|
BJ from Johnsburg IL has been hosting spring and fall vintage trailer rallies that we've attended for a couple of years now. The outside of her Trotwood had these great lights.
|Not just one - but a string of ten. What a great garage sale find!|
|Two doors - you don't see that too often.|
And a few more. . .
|Jay came from Waupaca WI with his trailer. He's here because of our friend, and his, Linda.|
My apologies to Dave and Joan from Racine. I did not get a picture of their Avion. Although they were in another section of the park away from most of us, they were good sports to walk up and join the group for all the activities.
And I don't want to forget Rick's son, Jon, who was at the rally with his two boys. They stayed in Rick's Frolic. The boys are great campers. We love it when they are able to join us.
Even though we billed ours as a "vintage" rally, we don't discriminate as to age of the trailers, nor of their owners. Here are a few that are on their way to becoming vintage.
|Jim & Vicki's A-frame is amazingly spacious. They were the closest from|
|It'll take some time before Skeeter and Donna's rig is vintage.|
Sherry from Jackson WI can pull her teardrop trailer with a bicycle!
|Someone has a sense of humor!|
|A complete kitchen in the back. Now that's livin'.|
We already have the dates for next year's "Birds & Bovines III." Mark your calendars for June 4-7, 2015. By popular demand, we're adding an optional Thursday evening to the rally - especially for those folk who have a longer distance to drive.