A road race in the valley? Click the link below for full story. Repost. #sanfernandovalley
A road race in the valley Click the link below for full story Repost sanfernandovalley

THE OWENSMOUTH ROAD RACE - 1913 - Valley Relics Museum

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Keith Hart
David Allen
Wayne Dome
Postcard of Maclay Avenue as a dirt road lined with trees. Postmarked May 20, 1921. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives
Postcard of Maclay Avenue as a dirt road lined with trees Postmarked
Dennis Gray
Laura Charles
Mary Martha Barragan
Who'd like a "Mile High" cone today? Here's a street view of Currie's Ice Cream Parlor, store # 92, located at 2220 Magnolia Avenue in Burbank, ca. 1946. Source: LAPL
Whod like a Mile High cone today Heres a street view of
Mark Shafron
Mark Cooley
Mark Cooley
Who went to Pierce? Here's a postcard of the Pierce Junior College farm area, a furrowed field bordered by marigolds in Woodland Hills. Postmarked May 10, 1956, Canoga Park. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives
Who went to Pierce Heres a postcard of the Pierce Junior College
Cathie Frisch-Allman
Kim Mehmen DeBolt
Bonnie Love
Thank you For sharing this photo with us Anthony DeFelice!

Anthony writes:

Well the Willis family has been in the Valley for over 100 yrs. Willis Street was named after William Willis, Sr., pictured in the center of the photo below.

From the info from a family book put together by my aunt says he was a real estate broker in Hollywood. A laundry man for LA Co hospital. A blacksmith....
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Thank you For sharing this photo with us Anthony DeFelice
Milt Zweig
Anthony DeFelice
Intersection of Virginia Street and Van Nuys Boulevard, late1910s. Visible businesses: Van Nuys Pharmacy, First National Bank, offices of Dr. Patten (physician and surgeon) and Dr. Callender (dentist), hotel, cafe something. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives
Intersection of Virginia Street and Van Nuys Boulevard late1910s Visible businesses Van
Anthony DeFelice
Alex Izbicki
Mike Shields
Photograph caption dated September 28, 1962 reads "Radio wave opens doors of Zodys in Canoga Park - Crowd surges at Zodys discount store at Topanga Canyon and Roscoe Boulevards in Canoga Park as doors swing open Thursday morning by means of a radio wave bounced off Mt. Wilson by a helicopter. Another Zodys in West Covina was opened simultaneously by the radio wave. The stores opened Thursday...
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Photograph caption dated September 28 1962 reads Radio wave opens doors of
Alan Schantz
Gregory Urbach
Melody Harvey
Photograph caption dated May 22, 1965 reads, "Mother Nature? - View of projected 17 1/2 acre Busch Gardens, lying west and south of Anheuser-Busch Inc., 15800 Roscoe Boulevard in Van Nuys. Most of the area seen here will be flooded for a lagoon. In the foreground at right are man-made cliffs, and in the view looking northeast, toward Roscoe Boulevard, some of the pavilions being erected can be...
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Photograph caption dated May 22 1965 reads Mother Nature View of projected
Scott Orsatti
Lauré Smith
Joyce Anne Laird
We'd love to see one of these driving down our street today! Photograph caption dated January 12, 1959 reads, "Against background of 50 new Chevrolet ice cream trucks are posed, left to right, Matt Ostrowski, Good Humor sales manager, congratulating Kester Davis, new Van Nuys branch manager."
Wed love to see one of these driving down our street today
Ana Daniel
Bob Eugene
Thomas Steele
The Runnymede Poultry Farm and Egg Ranch.

The poultry farm began on a small plot off of Lindley Avenue in July of 1927. Two years later, the operation had expanded to 80 acres and its hens produced approximately two million eggs a month. By 1944, the plant had grown to 228 acres with more than 282,000 laying hens, making it the world’s largest poultry producing plant at the time.Its site was...
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The Runnymede Poultry Farm and Egg Ranch
Ana Daniel
Lauré Smith
Bryan Rogers
Who remembers Builders Emporium? Here's a dated October 13, 1955 reads "First slice of spectacular 40-foot birthday cake is being served by Victor M. Carter, store president, at ninth anniversary celebration of Builders Emporium, Sepulveda boulevard and Oxnard street, Van Nuys. Cake was served with ice cream to thousands of visitors who joined in festivities." The store is located at 5960...
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Who remembers Builders Emporium Heres a dated October 13 1955 reads First
Carol McLean Woodson
Renee Drager
Fritz Ziegler
General view of Victory-Vanowen Park in 1937; it later became Woodley Park, located in the Sepulveda Dam Recreation Area. Source: LAPL
General view of VictoryVanowen Park in 1937 it later became Woodley Park
J.P. Anthony
Cindy Dersh Schein
Christine Lehman
Chandler Boulevard looking east from near Laurel Canyon Boulevard, ca. 1970s.
Chandler Boulevard looking east from near Laurel Canyon Boulevard ca 1970s
Bonnie Barber Hughes
Mark Røa
Robert Orgen
A large party of men and women stands outside the Topanga Tavern in June 1911. Source: LAPL

Topanga Tavern and Camp Topanga were built in 1909 in Old Canyon just south of the Narrows and offered dining and dancing at the tavern and sleeping accommodations at the camp. It was a popular spot but closed in 1914 after heavy rains severely damaged the tavern and swept away all the cabins. Source:...
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A large party of men and women stands outside the Topanga Tavern in June 1911 Source: LAPL
David J Warman
The White Horse Inn! Click on link below for the full story.
The White Horse Inn Click on link below for the full story

The White Horse Inn - Valley Relics Museum

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Charles Mumford
Earl Kangas
Lizette McGinn
Who's been to Travel Town? Here's a photo of A portion of their vehicular exhibits taken on January 20, 1967. This unique transportation museum also features a number of ancient automobiles, cable cars, fire engines and military equipment. Travel Town is located on a 9-acre site at 5200 Hollingsworth Drive in Griffith Park and is still open daily. Best of all, admission is still free! Source:...
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Whos been to Travel Town Heres a photo of A portion of
Ellen Ash
Dawn Wilson Smith
Esther Trosow
Erik Basil
Doreen Ward
Kristin Hughes Marple
Postcard: Aerial street scene of Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake, ca. mid 1960s. From the Valley Relics Museum Archives
Postcard Aerial street scene of Riverside Drive Toluca Lake ca mid 1960s
Randy Sottile
Sherman Weiss
Suzy Gallant
Learn about the Velodrome this Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the San Fernando Valley Historical Society.
Learn about the Velodrome this Thursday evening at 700 pm at the

What the H*ll is a Velodrome, and How Did One Turn Up in Encino?

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Brandon Brooks
Lorelyn Baker Lewis
John Gates
Aerial view of the field wich became the site for Republic Studios, near Ventura Boulevard and Colfax Avenue in what is now Studio City, late 1920s/early 1930s. Source: LAPL
Aerial view of the field wich became the site for Republic Studios
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Michael Nyby
Christopher Roth