The first Airstream trailers company-founder Wally Byam ever built were made out of Masonite, a type of hardboard made of pressed-wood fibers. But for 78 years, the trailers have been made of shiny, malleable aluminum. They are built with the same precision and attention to detail as an airplane's fuselage.
This Built America: Airstream
- Sarah Chazan
- Jun 17, 2014
What is it about Jackson Center that has kept Airstream here for more than 60 years?