Re-Purposed Oil Tank Houseboat … From the 1930’s

Oil Tank Houseboat

We’ve been writing about prefab and shipping container homes here quite a bit lately, and that’s included some interesting options like house boats. Well, repurposing industrial containers for homes — even houseboats — is not new, apparently, although it is probably more popular today than ever before.

This photo is of an old oil tank which was converted into a houseboat. It’s from 1939 and popular science. We’ve updated the photo ourselves with our art team (of one).

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