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WBCCI #1183 Dale & Virginia Leipper

Wally Byam Caravan Club International (WBCCI) Memories

Dale & Virginia have been members of WBCCI since 1974 when they bought their first Airstream, a Bambi. They soon joined the Monterey Bay Unit and became actively involved. They attended most of the rallies and participated in several caravans including one to Baja. They have also attended several International and regional rallies. Dale is a past president of MBCU (1980). In 1990, upon moving to Reno they joined the Sierra Nevada Unit. Their last Airstream was a 1990 Bvan.

2009 – A tribute to Dale and Virginia Leipper (PDF document)

Documents

Newsletters, rally flyers and other documents, primarily from the MBCU

How to take a shower in a Bambi with 1 gallon of water-|- The Kaper Chart Queen -|- Airstream Mantle – adapted by Dale Leipper


1970's

Monterey Bay CA Unit Rallies of the 1970's including Ft Ord, Casa de Fruta, and Big Sur


1980's

Monterey Bay CA Unit Rallies and Caravans of the 1980's including, The Nevada Caravan, Las Cruses, and other favorite spots


1981 Mexico Caravan

An MBCU caravan down Baja California

Photo gallery -|- Caravan program and diaries


1986 Boise, ID

WBCCI International Rally, Boise Idaho


1989 Monterey, CA

MBCU rally at the Monterey Fairgrounds


1990's

Monterey Bay CA Unit Rallies of the 1990's

Draft of itinerary for the 1991 Silver State Caravan (PDF)


1980's and 1990's

Over 10 years of MBCU rallies at Hat Creek

See the caravan log and Lloyd Brown drawings of Hat Creek

Sample planning charts and other documents from Hat Creek rallies


1970s and 1980s

Region 12 rallies – sample photos


1992

Monterey Bay Ca Unit Rally at Coloma, CA


1990

another Monterey Bay Ca Unit rally


1990's

Monterey Bay CA Unit visits Reno


1992

MBCU members help celebrate Dale and Virginia's 50th Wedding Anniversary


1995 to 2006

Rallies with the Sierra Nevada Unit


2004 Monterey, CA

Reunion of the MBCU


Memorabilia

From the MBCU and other Airstream adventures


1970's through 1990's

Personal travels and campouts


Alaska 1962

A family trip in the summer of 1962: 10,000 miles in 1 month with 5 kids, an IH Travelall and a 13' teardrop trailer.





Leipper and Harrison Family Airstreams – a photo gallery

A century of outings – the Harrison-Leipper Families

from the late 1800's through 2006


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