Airstream Inc., makers if an iconic travel trailer, is one of four new inductees named to the Route 66 Rendezvous Cruisin’ Hall of Fame.
The San Bernardino, Calif., Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the four honorees on Thursday (June 25), according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise.
The Ohio-based camper and trailer manufacturer got its start in Los Angeles in the 1930s. Airstream travel trailers are known for their streamlined design and sleek metallic exteriors.
Honorees were culled from a list of nominees submitted by the public from January through March, Karen Bianco, communications director of the bureau, said in a phone interview.
The other honorees are:
The Grand National Roadster Show: Classic Trucks magazine has called this event the “granddaddy of all shows” and the longest-running indoor car show in the country. Relocated from the Bay Area to the Pomona Fairplex, it celebrated its 60th year in January. The event attracted more than 500 entries and featured an appearance by Henry Winkler, the “Fonz” on “Happy Days.”
Westways Magazine: The Automobile Club of Southern California publication dates to 1909 and covers travel and lifestyle topics for Western states. “In the old days, it really was about traveling Route 66,” Bianco said.
The induction ceremony will be part of the Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous, Sept. 17-20 in downtown San Bernardino.