1970s Apollo MotorhomeSWelcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Since I started doing Down On The Street, I've been hoping to find an old street-parked Airstream for the series. There are a few on the island, but they're stubborn driveway dwellers, never venturing out into fair DOTS territory. However, a Hell Project Apollo motorhome, parked with most of its windows removed in an upscale East End neighborhood full of million-buck Victorians is almost as good!

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I can't figure out the date of manufacture of this monster, other than placing it sometime in the 1970s; this Apollo fan site provides some history for you vintage RV buffs. Apparently the Chrysler 440 was a popular engine for Apollos, but I must assume that one this big requires the torque of a diesel to get it rolling.
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As for rolling, this Apollo seems to be undergoing some sort of restoration. It's a newcomer to the neighborhood, so it stands to reason that it drove here under its own power... or maybe it was dragged in behind a tow truck, much to the horror of the neighborhood. Let's hope the owner gets the windows- or at least some tarps- in it before the rainy season gets rolling for real.

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

1970s Apollo MotorhomeS

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