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Field of Dreams

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          That’s what came to mind when I first arrived at Vintage Campers in Peru, Indiana.  I’d foolishly worried about not being able to find the place.   Proprietor Dan Piper explained that he’d  “got the disease … Continue reading

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1954 Beemer

Airstreams are the Cadillacs of tin can campers.   In Wax, Tilly lives in a sixteen foot beauty in Parking Lot C.  I found  a 1948 Wee Wind, restored, for thirty-eight thousand dollars — about thirty-six thousand more than I … Continue reading

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The Genesis of the Tin Can Camper Book Tour

My friend Rube baits me.  He’s one of the most creative people I know, but he enjoys launching my pursuit of his ideas more than acting on them. About ten years ago, I was accumulating found construction materials for my … Continue reading

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