Here is the old silver trailer we finally found. It is a 1959 Avion R-23 travel trailer! So, we have a new project (like we need another one!) We are just thrilled.
We spotted this one in Bryson, Texas. Although it is livable right now, you have to be hooked up to electric power. All the batteries, propane and associated wiring and lines were removed before we purchased it. We'd like to put all this back in and add solar power so we can use it anywhere and in case of power outages.
We haven't decided if we want to restore it to factory original, or just to a 1950s or early 1960s style. In any case, it makes a great little guest room right now. We found the pink flamingo at a local resale shop, so we are ready to go!