He went back to the drawing board and replaced the tent with a teardrop-shaped permanent shelter — and added a stove and ice chest, too. Communication and diplomacy between the U. Under new management Airstream leadership had been in flux for years after the passing of Wally Byam, with control of the company changing hands several times in the next few decades. In 1980, stability came once again. A legend passes After battling cancer with his trademark tenacity, Wally Byam passed away on July 22, 1962. The spine may show signs of wear. Used - Like New, Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, 100% Money Back Guarantee.
In his youth, he sailed up the Oregon coast to Alaska, and later across the Pacific to Tahiti. They traveled the continent in an Airstream trailer, and Wally wanted to road test the trailer to find weaknesses that needed fixing, as well as improvements that could be made. Amazing photographs from the Airstream archives document this metallic nomad's significant place in the history of design, from its streamlined origins to its current vogue. It seems to be the testosterone-oriented vehicle of choice for current Hollywood stars like Tom Hanks and Matthew McConaughey. We like to keep things fresh. The co-authors have gathered a fascinating gallery of vintage photographs of these cavalcades, the most impressive showing the hundreds of trailers parked in perfect formation in concentric circles. Now available only as a special limited edition, the very last brand new Land Yacht will roll out of our production facilities in summer 2016.
Please give between 2-5 week for delivery. After Art became Airstream's President, Andy was voted Chairman of Airstream's board. Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 8-18 business days for delivery. I gave this book less than 5 stars due to it being a history of an American company yet the book was printed in China and not North America and because the writing could be improved upon. Sleek and shiny, Airstream trailers have been turning heads on the highways since they first started caravanning across America in the 1930s. Usually ships within 1-2 weeks.
A large portion of the book was devoted to the caravans led by the Airstream's founder. Used - Like New, Versandfertig in 6 - 10 Werktagen, 100% Geld zurueck Garantie. From the Eiffel Tower to the pyramids of Giza, from the Acropolis to the Golden Gate Bridge, Airstream caravans continue to travel to the far reaches of the earth. Our new 750,000-square-foot headquarters will stay right here in Jackson Center, Ohio. Author Burkhart is himself the owner—and user—of a restored 1962 Flying Cloud. As a recession and the Middle East gas crisis hit American drivers hard in the late 1970s, it did the same to Airstream. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included.
International shipping, Temporarily out of stock. Sleek and shiny, Airstream trailers have been turning heads on the highways since they first started caravanning across America in the 1930s. All pages and cover are intact. But if circumstances won't allow you to hit the road in your own shiny silver bullet right away, Airstream's fantastic words and pictures will provide a wonderful escape. A teardrop shaped shelter was added along with an ice chest and kerosene stove. Today the dream lives on.
Moving east By 1952, Airstream had outgrown its Los Angeles plant and desperately needed to expand. Usually ships within 1-2 weeks. Airstreamequal parts travelogue, cultural history, and biography of. Wally Byam passed in 1962 and Art Costello took over. Airstream equal parts travelogue, cultural history, and biography of Wally Byam, Airstream's charismatic inventorcelebrates the trailer's enduring appeal as an icon of simple, aerodynamic living.
It was published by Chronicle Books and has a total of 144 pages in the book. All matching new books shown Used books: 1 - 50 of 74 Bookseller Notes Price 1. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Solid, clean copy that would be listed as Very Good, but there's a solid bump across the top edge of the book, leaving a small dent in the pages and back cover. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.
Info a division of Watch This Space, Inc. This included rounder edges, more streamlined end and more conformable interior. Airstreamequal parts travelogue, cultural history, and biography of Wally Byam, Airstream's charismatic inventorcelebrates the trailer's enduring appeal as an icon of simple, aerodynamic living. Makes me want to get one someday and if not kept in my back yard maybe a small one to drive around on trips. And that's just the cover photo!!! Other changes including a hot water system developed in 1957 made these camping trailers fully self-contained campers. I could either convert it into a guest room or turn it into an office! Praised for their clean lines and timeless aesthetic, movie stars and design buffs are snapping up.