1961 Models



Downey, California's Terra-Cruiser Coach Company constructed their new UNIVERSAL FUTURISTIC MODEL 55 as a 10-wide unit of 55 feet. Although it may not look like it, the "Futuristic 55" was an economy-priced unit. 
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The Futuristic 55 featured two bedrooms. The kitchen and living area was ample, with its soaring skyroof making the space seem even more open. We were unable to locate an actual floor plan of the unit, so the bedroom and bath areas could have been configured a bit differently than depicted here. 
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Marshfield Homes of Wisconsin had been the originator of the 10-wide mobile home in 1956. In 1960, the Smoker Lumber Company -of Indiana- beat Marshfield to the punch, so to say, with the introduction of its first 12-wide rig. Not to be outdone, Marshfield followed, with a series of 12-wide homes, in 1961. 
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The spacious Marshfield 12 by 50 foot MANOR HOUSE helped to usher in a new era of mobile home living. In the diagram above, we see the Front Bedroom coach. There were also a couple Front Kitchen models.
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