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Old 04-11-2011, 09:44 PM   #1
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Did Wally own a house?

There was a long discussion on another thread about the distinction between "full timing" and "homeless". It got me thinking. It seems like Wally and Stella Byam were always going on a Caravan, just getting back from one, or planning the next one. Did the Byams even own a house? Or an apartment? Or were they full time Airstream travellers?
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Old 04-11-2011, 10:07 PM   #2
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I'd heard that Wally and Stella stayed here when not on the move.
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:21 AM   #3
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Is that the motel on the back of the Camels pack?
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Looks like Scotty's Castle to me...not Wally's ~

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Isn't this it?
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Or this one, I can never remember...
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These may be actual picures of the family home:

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These may be actual picures of the family home:
Was this in California?
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A Porsche Cabriolet and a Corvair Monza Coupe seem like the kind of vehicles that Wally would drive when not traveling in an Airstream.

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Was this in California?
I am not 100% sure that this was their home, it a product of GOOGLE search, I found a site with his family history and information.

This home is located in Bakersfield, California.

Property Information for 2204 Lindora St


Property Features Financial History
  • Single Family Residence
  • Year Built: 1946
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1.75 Bathrooms
  • Approximately 1,848 Sq Ft
  • Stories: 1
  • County: Kern
  • Heating type: Heating
  • Heating detail: Floor/Wall
Source: Public Records Last sold for $46,500 on 1/26/2010
Last assessed at $74,000 on 2010


Previous sales
  • $225,000 on 12/30/2005
  • $46,500 on 1/26/2010
Previous assessments
  • $74,000 on 2010
  • $132,325 on 2009
  • $132,325 on 2008
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A Porsche Cabriolet and a Corvair Monza Coupe seem like the kind of vehicles that Wally would drive when not traveling in an Airstream.

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Yeah, they are both AIR-cooled, right?
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The home on Lindora Street in Bakersfield, CA was the Schwamborn's residence, not Wally's.
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The home on Lindora Street in Bakersfield, CA was the Schwamborn's residence, not Wally's.
Darn that GOOGLE, can't trust anyone these days.
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Wally lived at 3684 Roseview Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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