It was owned by the Arnold family and Mr Arnold was the principal of Miller Elementary school
Big Boy # 3 was built on San Fernando Road between Cedar and Providencia
Note also the school has no grass and no playgrounds yet. I doubt that this bothered these children one bit!
Ask any vintage Burbanker and they will most likely have a story or two about The Dip
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
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”
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
Chances are if you were born in Burbank your birth certificate came from Saint Joseph’s Hospital.
Once upon a time in Burbank it was a big time team and individual sport
Dr. Burbank decided to do a little prospecting and ended up(1866) with a large ranch where Warner Brothers back lot is today
In the teens and early 1920’s crossing the tracks was taking your life in your own hands type of affair!