Another jovial couple entertain one another in the Early American-style living room of their new 8-wide rig.
Photo from Mobile Home Manufacturers Association flyer -1960


A Trailerite wife enjoys some quality time in her ultra-modern-appointed living room. Check out the COOL curtains!
Photo from www.flickr.com (SportSuburban's Photostream / Trail R News Magazine -October 1960) 
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Newly-built house trailers of the late 1950s featured several innovative design concepts, such as a front kitchen. A rig might also come with the new-type "jalousie" (roll out) windows. The late 1950s brought longer units, which were now approaching 60 feet in length. 
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Mobile home exteriors of the late 1950s and early '60s were also futuristic in appearance. Sweeping "sky-roofs", such as the one featured on this 1959 model, brought in light and nighttime views of the stars and heavens. A matter of note: the 1959 cost of a mobile home fell between $3,500 (for an economy rig) and $15,000 (for a luxury model).

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