Ross’ Retro

And You Thought You Had Problems at the Pumps With Gas Prices

In the latest Ross' Retro, you can see gas prices back in the day when a Southwest plane made an unexpected entrance at the old Chevron station on Hollywood Way. Funny thing is that it is probably cheaper to fill up that plane at those prices then a car at today's prices!

Ross’ Retro is a Gas

Remember when there were Gas Wars and stations would have lines going for blocks, offering gas at the best prices?

Before it Became a Shopping Center – Remember When it Was a Drive-In

It used to be the last place in Burbank to see a movie, now it is just a distant memory, as is the Pickwick Pool

ROSS’ RETRO: Burbank On Parade – 1987

It was 1987 and this former Burbank Beauty Queen was one of the featured celebrities in the parade. Who was this former Miss Burbank that Ross A. Benson captured with his lens?

ROSS’ RETRO: Mall Patrol – 1987

Back in Aug. 1987 The Burbank Police Department had a couple of patrolman work what was called 'Mall Patrol'

New Ross’ Retro Hits Home After Toy Gun Incident 20 Years Ago at KNBC

About 20 years ago, a gunman held reporter David Horowitz at gunpoint while making demands leading to a bright orange color on all toy guns

Big Box Stores in Burbank? Try Zody’s Back in the Early 1980’s

There was a time back in the 80's when Zody's was one of the big stores in Burbank. Today, a K-Mart has taken over the property at 1000 N. San Fernando.

Burbank’s Rose Float Entry – 25 Years Ago

A look back 25 years ago or a quarter of a century to 1987, when most of us had more hair and much smaller waist lines, Burbank's Rose Float entry traveled down Colorado Blvd.

When G & P Was a Lot More Then Just a Tow Company

25 years ago at the Corner of Glenoaks Blvd. & Magnolia Blvd where a well known Mobil Station closed it's doors called G & P's Mobil Station. Check out how much gas was going for when you click the picture

Ghost Busters With Burbank PD

Ghost Busters Meet Burbank Police

What were the Burbank Police doing pulling over the Ghost Busters car?
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Do You Remember When?

What is it, who is it, and where is it?
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Ross’ Retro

Do You Remember When…?

BurbankNBeyond’s Photographer, Ross A. Benson, has been covering news, events, and sports in Burbank for