Transport: Trailer Economics

Handily stealing a march on 1937's automobile shows which will open at the end of October, Manhattan's first big all-trailer show appeared last week in Manhattan's ugly old brownstone 71st Regiment Armory. Twenty-four trailers, from a one-wheel duck hunter's camp to de luxe three-wheelers with bath, were parked on the Armory floor; outside, too big to trundle through the Armory's great doors, stood a shingle-roofed, imitation brick house on wheels. For seven days at the rate of about 100 an hour some 10,000 trailer-minded people leisurely examined the "future American home."

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