Sierra Nevada -|- History

Enjoyment of the whispering winds, the zephyrs, the airstreams of the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin areas of the United States in a recreational vehicle.

The Early Days of WBCCI

Dale (Pee Wee) Schwamborn

“ Why was WBCCI established?” Find out! -|- Airstream timeline - a presentation handout by Pee Wee

The Wally Byam Creed with pictures

For a very, very long time I have wanted to put pictures with Wally's Creed. Also, for a long time, I had the hope that all rallies and gatherings of the Wally Byam Caravan Club might read these simple and poignant words at the beginning of their meetings. Assign each one to a person to read out loud. Then have a few minutes to discuss each of Wally's comments. Whether this comes to pass or not, the Creed is there, and it is one of Wally's legacies to all Airstream owners and Wally Byam Caravan Club Members.

Enjoy, Wally's legacy for you.

Dale "Pee Wee" Schwamborn


The Triad

WBCCI – in the beginning



WBCCI publications and also books, newspaper articles and other print publications about Airstream related topics


Photo gallery of friends and fellow Airstreamers

The Jack Rabbits

Neil Vanderbilt

Wally Byam Foundation

The Foundation was created “To know ourselves more deeply, and to communicate more closely with our neighbors on this planet”


Images from the past


decals from the 1960's for various international rallies and WBCCI Units.


Quotations that hold special memories of WBCCI for Pee Wee

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The documents provided and the pictures in these photo galleries have been used with permission of Dale Schwamborn. They are intended for personal viewing and enjoyment only and are not to be used in part or in full on other websites, for commercial purpose, or for any other use. For information on this material you can contact Dale at

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Note: Recollections of WBCCI and Airstream – Dale Pee Wee Schwamborn is located on, a personal website belonging to third generation Airstreamers. In an ongoing effort to preserve and share Airstream and WBCCI history, this section has gladly been provided to Pee Wee as a venue to share his family history and memorabilia from the estate of his Mother, Helen Byam Schwamborn. also donates another section of this website for use by the Sierra Nevada Unit, WBCCI (SNU). The primary site ( though is not connected to, managed, or supported by The SNU. is the sole property of private individuals.

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