52 Wonderful Color Pics Document the Trailer Life of an American Family During the 1950s_ml

52 Wonderful Color Pics Document the Trailer Life of an American Family During the 1950s

These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s.

Picnic by the side of the road, 1953

Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA, 1953


Florida State Line, March 1953


Getting a load of slag, Warren, Ohio, 1953


Leaving for Florida, March 1953


On the beach at Daytona, 1953


Our car and trailer, driving on Daytona Beach, Florida, 1953


Our trailer in Christians Trailer Park, Morrison, VA, 1953


Playing in the sand, somewhere in South Carolina, March 1953


Snowstorm on the second day of our trip to Florida, Winchester, VA, 1953


Trailer park in Florida, 1953


Trailer park in Ormond Beach, Florida, 1953


Campsite at Cumberland Falls State Park, KY, 1954


Car and trailer along road in Tennessee, 1954


Car, trailer, lake at Bass Lake Beach, Indiana, 1954


Family at campground, Hayes State Park, MI, 1954


Jan jumping rope, trailer park in Lexington, KY, 1954


Lunch by the side of the road, with our trailer and some cows joining the party, 1954


Picnic table, Raccoon Creek State Park, PA, 1954


Campground at Rollins Pond, Adirondack State Park, New York, 1955


Campsite and trailer, Island Lakes Recreation Area, MI, 1955


Campsite at Cayuga Lake State Park, NY, 1955


Campsite at trailer park in Franklin, PA, August 1955


Campsite with Esso station at Mount Bromley, Vermont, 1955


Campsite, Cloverleaf Trailer Park, Pittsburgh, 1955


Car and trailer at Rogers Rock sign, Adirondacks, New York, 1955


Car, trailer, and cabins, Sterling-Monroe Beach State Park, MI, 1955


Jan and I pose with Grandpa Reed in the driveway, Ohio, 1955


Picnic at Cook Forest, PA, 1955


Bear by the road in Yellowstone, 1956


Boardwalk at Homestake Mine, Lead, SD, 1956


Campsite in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1956


Car and trailer at 12,110 feet, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1956


First boardwalk of the trip, Yankton, SD, 1956


Jan and me in the Badlands, SD, 1956


Mom and Jan at 9666 feet – Powder River Pass, Wyoming, 1956


Mount Rushmore, 1956


Reed and Morris family picnic at Cook Forest, PA, 1956


Reed and Morris kids between the two trailers, PA, 1956


Trailer in Badlands National Monument, SD, 1956


Campsite at Miles Standish State Forest, MA, 1957


Clear Creek State Park, PA, 1957


Covered bridge at Beaverskill Campsite, Catskills, New York, 1957


Entrance to Skyline Caverns, Virginia, 1957


Mom, Jan and me at campground, Myles Standish State Forest, MA, 1957


Parked along the street in Mannheim, PA, 1957


Camping area at Holland (Michigan) State Park, 1958


Campsite along St. Lawrence River, Alexandria, NY, 1959


Car and trailer at campsite, Canisbay Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park, 1959


Entrance sign for Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, 1959


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