Flashback Friday

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Train Depot

Today under the Olive Avenue Bridge there is a gleaming modern train station. It has ample parking, and Elevator to take people up to or down from…

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Cornell Theater

Located on San Fernando Rd. between Bethany and Cornell Dr. it was one of the most stylish movie houses in Burbank

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank 1945 Becomes a Repatriation Community!

Burbank was named as one of the repatriation cities for Japanese Americans and took this job very seriously

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Forget John Deere Get Your Earthmaster Tractor Right Here!

Yes Burbank once had a tractor of its own


The park was noted for its wandering trails and its small stream and a large casting pool

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.