Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday Separate Section

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “I Want to Ride My Bicycle” – Burbank Style

I remember one of the most stressful times of my young life was to go to the bicycle rider training and having my bicycle safety checked at the Fire Station Headquarters on Olive Avenue

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Shaft in Burbank

Wah Wah Pedals were made right here in Burbank by Tel-Ray Electronics on Victory Blvd.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Portal of the Folded Wings

Early on a Cemetery was built with a large shrine erected called the “Portal of the Folded Wings” where aviators can be laid to rest

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Kindergarten, Burbank Style !

A recent find given to us, details all that the district information for parents to help their children to have a successful Kindergarten learning experience

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Kids in Historical Photos

It is always fun to see kids being kids and what it was like to be a kid in Burbank in the decades since the city began

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Big Model Contest During World War II

Prizes and trophies were awarded and it was “Big Doings” at Olive Rec here in town

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Old Trapper’s Lodge

Many may remember the Legend of the Old Trapper’s Lodge

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank on Parade

At this time the parade was on San Fernando Road and headed north along the very crowded street.


Located on the triangular corner where Winona & Naomi meet San Fernando Road

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Big Boy! A Burbank Tradition

The Big Boy the signature Burger was originally made as a joke for a customer who asked Wian for “something different”


In the 1920’s, a project to build homes and a shopping district was begun

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Starlight Theater/Bowl

Originally called the Starlight Theater it was once part of the Oliver Stough Property located in a natural canyon in the Verdugo mountains