Channel 19

Todd Dills

One fine RV

| July 07, 2009

Talk about a final ride in style. Recently retired owner-operator Howard Brinson, who worked up to and beyond his 80th birthday, with the help of an owner-operator friend and colleague turned his vintage 1984 Peterbilt 359 (pictured) into a motor home of absolutely stunning character, wouldn’t you say? Yes, that’s a 1976 Airstream travel trailer mounted as a body behind the sleeper cab. Brinson’s daughter, Mary Lee Stets, says Brinson is “hoping to take one more trip this summer before selling it” — one grand final ride, indeed.

This item appeared in the print version of the Channel 19 blog in Overdrive’s July issue, out now. See the full column here.

OverdriveOnline.com strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.