Tailgate Edition: RVs
Arrive Early for University of Alabama's Home Opener from the Tuscaloosa News Gameday is here, but the Crimson
Tide's RV faithful from across the state began arriving in Tuscaloosa as early as last Thursday, eager to make new friends, shop and watch football. "The game only lasts a few hours," said Ray Kirch of Huntsville, AL. "The fellowship we have from the time we get here is the primary reason we come."More
Airstream Caravan 'Re-creates' 1959 Trip from Cape Town to Cairo from the Southeast Missourian Dale "Pee-Wee" Schwamborn was a 20-year-old college student when he led the way as an advance scout during the 1959 Airstream caravan from Cape Town, South Africa, to Cairo, Egypt, a trip that took about six months to complete. Fifty years later, Schwamborn, a California native, was again at the front of the
pack as a caravan of Airstreams made their way across the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge on their way in a tribute to the original trip. More
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Thor's Dicky Riegel Joins RVDAâ€™s
Tom Stinnett as Go RVing Co-Chair from RVDA Go RVing has named prominent manufacturing executive Dicky Riegel, Chief Operating Officer of Thor Industries, to serve as co-chairman of the Go RVing Coalition, the recreation vehicle (RV) industryâ€™s national
advertising and market expansion initiative. Riegel succeeds industry veteran Don Walter, joining RV dealer Tom Stinnett of Tom Stinnettâ€™s RV Freedom Center in Clarksville, IN, as co-chair of the industry-wide coalition.More
South Carolina Show to Track Century-long History of the Auto Camper from The Post and Courier In the beginning, they were little more than tin cans on wheels, or the automotive equivalent of the hobo, at least according to pundits. But, the auto camper would evolve over the decades into todayâ€™s sleek, amenity-filled RVs. The 100-year history of campers will be chronicled as an exhibit in the eighth annual Hilton Head Island Concours dâ€™Elegance & Motoring Festival this fall.
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