Flashback Friday

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It was owned by the Arnold family and Mr Arnold was the principal of Miller Elementary school

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s First Big Boy

Big Boy # 3 was built on San Fernando Road between Cedar and Providencia

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A Salute To Miller Elementary

Note also the school has no grass and no playgrounds yet. I doubt that this bothered these children one bit!

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “The Dip” – Burbank’s Famed Eatery of the Past

Ask any vintage Burbanker and they will most likely have a story or two about The Dip

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Gemini Space Capsule of Love

Once upon a time (1969) in Verdugo Park play area, could be seen and played on, a genuine Gemini Test Space Capsule


The ships number and designation was #721 Burbank Victory, VC2-S-AP2

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Amelia Earhart In Burbank – New Film Discovered

While it is true that Amelia Earhart was not a Burbanker she spent a lot of time here at Lockheed and the Burbank Airport, then called “United Airport”

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank’s Little Theatre

Behind the main building of The Olive Recreation Center stands a small building that once had some of the best local theater performances in the area. Many actors got a start there, or performed there to the delight of the audiences to see such Hollywood talent up close

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: “St. Joes” A Burbank Icon

Chances are if you were born in Burbank your birth certificate came from Saint Joseph’s Hospital.

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank Badminton

Once upon a time in Burbank it was a big time team and individual sport

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Will The Real “Burbank” Please Stand Up!

Dr. Burbank decided to do a little prospecting and ended up(1866) with a large ranch where Warner Brothers back lot is today

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Burbank and the Railroad

In the teens and early 1920’s crossing the tracks was taking your life in your own hands type of affair!