Juliana & Steve

Juliana and Steve live across the street from where we’ve been staying all week. While walking Curtis, we couldn’t help but notice their 1952 Cruisette Airstream and got them to give us the grand tour.

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11 Comments

  • Reply terrie August 4, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    tell us the story of this one….are there more than two photos? Juliana and Steve look like great neighbors….

  • Reply Lin August 5, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    I am with Terrie. Would love to see more photos of thst 1952 Airstream. Awesome!

    • Reply Leigh August 6, 2012 at 7:29 am

      Unfortunately the light was pretty bright, so I didn’t take a lot!

  • Reply Jim February 12, 2014 at 11:42 am

    I recognize this Airstream! It’s ‘MiMi’! My wife and I purchased her a few years back and undertook the long process of restoration. She still looks fabulous.

    • Reply Kelly December 21, 2014 at 10:08 am

      Hey Jim,

      Do you have your former Cruisette pictures online anywhere? I would love to see the before and afters!

      Cheers

    • Reply Kelly McWilliams February 11, 2015 at 12:22 pm

      I am also restoring a Cruisette right now. I would LOVE to see before and after pictures of Mimi if either the previous or current owners have pictures online.

      Jim, Can you tell me how you stripped the interior panels? My paint/zolatone/paint is seeming BAKED on. It is chopped and a disaster so it has to come off at least to prep and paint. I would love a shiny aluminum interior.

      Thanks!!!

  • Reply Jim February 12, 2014 at 11:44 am

    I still have several photos of her (before, during, and after restoration).

    • Reply Leigh February 12, 2014 at 11:52 am

      That’s awesome!! Are you still restoring trailers?

  • Reply Jim February 12, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    Not unless we stumble into one. Now we’re working on old houses. But Mimi was a labor of love.

  • Reply Steve Wood May 23, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Hi Leigh,
    It’s Steve & Juliana with the Cruisette. I didn’t realize Jim had before pictures, I would love to have them. We didn’t think to ask him when we bought it and we don’t have his contact info.
    Could you let him know we are interested?

    P.S. We still have Mimi and are gearing up for a lot of summer Oregon outings!

    Thanks, Steve & Juliana

  • Reply Jim January 6, 2015 at 8:15 am

    I’ll try to get photos posted.

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