have put together a collection of photos of the
1938 International D15 Tow Vehicle and 1936 Curtiss
Aerocar Travel Trailer displaying the restoration
process from start to finish. Both the tow vehicle
and the trailer were in deplorable condition to
begin with so the monumental task of restoration
was completed in two stages.
tow vehicle was to be tackled first, and so, after
many months of painstaking reconstruction, the old
International was once again a sight to behold.
The body sheeting had been carefully removed, the
wooden framework almost totally reconstructed and
the body panels once again refitted. Many body parts
and fittings that were either broken or missing
had to be fabricated from scratch.
was commenced in 1992 on the rebuild of the trailer
unit to restore it to its original splendor. To
make the unit more functional by today’s standards,
some interior items have been replaced by more modern
unique exhibit is always a crowd pleaser when it
makes appearances on the show circuit. If you have
any stories or photos to share about this interesting
unit, please contact us.