Little Green Caboose

My dad Don Edmondson, was an artist/woodworker. He built three full size gypsy caravans in his lifetime. In the early 1990’s he built a caboose looking trailer in Maui. He put it in the jungle and used it as an art studio/sleeping place for the next year. He drew quite a few pinup girls in that space and some were featured in Easyriders Magazine. He lived in this trailer for 20 years.

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We had many long talks about life inside as it sat in my great grandmother’s backyard in California. After he died we brought it up to Utah where it is now. I spent about a year filming local bands inside the Caboose just to have some more good memories. The results are on a youtube channel called “little green caboose.”

Guest post by James Rhodimer

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Erika - August 14, 2016 Reply

I just can’t see myself living in something the size of a camp trailer. I would get a little claustrophobic after a very short time. Cool caboose and story though.)

ric - September 8, 2016 Reply

sept 8.2016
I just finished a 7×14 ft cargo trailer conversion. A labor of love,changed designs several times while building.THe day I had it all done and ready to hit the road up to north florida on a shakedown cruizs a man who had watched me build it stopped and handed me an envelope.He told me everything I did was zactly what he liked but he had no talent to do something as I had. When I opened the envelope it contained a signed check.My neighbor said,” I want to buy the trailer, name your price and make an old man very happy”.So I did,and I start tomorrow doing a camper with my explorer sport trac

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