Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Motorhoming in 1915...

Nearly one hundred years ago Roland and Mary Conklin of Huntington New York built this Old Woodie Gypsy Bus and set out to see America with their family in the summer of 1915.
Those were the days...
Photo from the Smitsonian Institution
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  1. They sure would have to be carefull of low bridges. But back then, I guess they would just have to watch out for low tree limbs and low flying birds. OH, I see, it is retractable.

  2. http://www.google.com/images?hl=&q=burning+man+bus&rlz=1B3GGLL_enUS415US415&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=EG5RTdlYg7zyBtbrpesJ&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=7&ved=0CFoQsAQwBg&biw=1366&bih=664

    Buses of Burning Man..The pic with the white bus you can see my sons foot behind the guy in the skirt! And the girl is Amy my sons girlfriend. the bus belongs to an artist named David Best.

  3. Had trouble with that link Frann but went to Buses of Burning Man and saw many wonderful creations including David Bests. Didn't see your son's foot or Amy...

  4. I hope to make it there someday..