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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.