Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday Separate Section

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Orange Grove and Glenoaks, Once the Transportation Hub of Burbank

The Corner of Orange Grove and Glenoaks was the Burbank Depot for the RED CAR, the trolley system owned by Pacific Electric Railway

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Toy Maker, Seaver Toys

Located in what is now the back part of BWP on the corner of Lake and Olive Ave was the Seaver Toy Company

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: History Of Burbank’s City Seals – Part 2

Second part of the history of the Burbank City Seal

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: History Of Burbank’s City Seals

Burbank has been an incorporated City for 106 years and has had a number of different City Seals

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Mary Frances Reynolds (Debbie)

Many know her name but do not realize she got her start as the 1948 Miss Burbank and was discovered and started in the motion picture industry soon after

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Military Academy

In the Late 1920’s to the late 1930’s the was an academy on the edge of town near the corner of Winona and Parish Place

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Walter Leon Collier

Leon Collier was a Marine station aboard the USS Oklahoma when it was attacked on December 7th, 1941


Saint Francesa Saveria Cabrini was the first American to be canonized by the Catholic Church.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: This Article is “Brought to You in Living Color on NBC!”

The studio produced some of the most popular shows on TV like the Tonight Show, Dean Martin, Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In and all of the Bob Hope Specials


There was a time that shop classes at Burroughs and Burbank led to many well paid job for graduates

FRIDAY FLASHBACK: A Taste of Burbank

From the early 1920’s to the late 40’s early 50’s you could find all sorts of fine canned food items from Burbank’s McKeon and Libby canning companies


The Current City Hall at 275 East Olive has been in service to the public since the early 1940’s

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Where Are we In Burbank Today?

This corner was part of the “Western City Disposal Area”. No wonder the city dump is in the canyon above here