Sunday, August 23, 2009

We went on another trip yersterday, to the same place, and wound up in the same spot. It was really nice. These are a few pics of last week and this week.
On the way via highway 20-26Grampa enjoying the bedroom
This is the dining room
This is the wrong picture, but a good one anyway This is a night shot, getting ready to go to bed. Cozy!!
The light inside is a gas light. Cozy!!
The sandbar at Banks is finally sticking up out of the water.
That's gramma out in the water a ways.
Found one of the original hubcaps. But don't know where the other one is.
Hey Jeremy - remember these? I thought they were gone, but found them
in the weeds by the garage. Quite unique, huh?
We are having fun with this project. Hope to be able to get it in really
nice condition, and use it for lots of trips.
Hooray for the '55 Terry Trailer. (we need to name it something - any ideas?)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Here are some shots of our pretty flowers.
Those bricks are from downtown Caldwell,
from the old Idaho Dept. Store
Gayle's "spilled" whiskey barrel

A side view of the front of the house.

Just thougt some of you might want to see a
before and after of one corner of the trailer.
A slight improvement, don't you think?

And heeeerrrss Ashlyn!!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Maiden Voyage of trailer 8-15-09

Hello! Hello! It is actually me!!! I thought it was about time to get with the program. I think Randy and I have had a 1955 Terry trailer for at least 30 years. It has been hanging around for so long that we figured maybe we'd never do anything with it. Well, we finally got the bug and decided to restore it. It has been slow, and is far from being done, but we are bound and determined to do it. We set last Friday night as the "launch" date. It isn't aesthetically fixed, but all the systems work. The 'beautifying" will come quite a bit later. You will see that the outside really needs a painting, but, oh well for now. We can only do what we can do. At times when we have had to take it to someone for a little "tweaking", we have had compliments on the condition of the wood inside, and also offers from people to buy it! That part is kind of fun.

Anyway, this may not mean much to you, but it is quite nostalgic to us. Our truck can't pull it yet, so thanks to Wendy's husband, Brian, we were able to use his pick-up with the hitch on it.We pulled it up to "Swinging Bridge Park" , which is 15 miles north of Banks. We didn't want to go too far in case somebody had to come and get "those old people in that old trailer".!!! Well, here we go
We're ready to go!
Gotta gas up!

Yummy breakfast with camp toast.
Beautiful Swinging Bridge Campground

Site #10 at Swinging Bridge

The bedroom/kitchen - cozy.

Grandpa building a fire.

Grandma reading by the fire.

On the way home at Banks picnic area.