Panorama Market back parking lot with new construction of Automatic Car Wash & Service Station. Circa 1940’s.
Fred Astaire’s Blue Valley Ranch in Chatsworth, California
N.W. corner of Whitsett and Victory Blvd. September 10th 1942.
Alexander’s Grocery Store and Love's Wood Pit Barbecue at Valley Plaza Circa 1965
North Van Nuys Shopping Center. Van Nuys, Ca.
  • To Infinity…

    The image below displays a premiere product from Infinity Systems. If you recognize the object withing the image, go ahead and give yourself a round of applause. If you happen(ed) to own one of these, look out in the mail for a much deserved certificate that reads...

  • Relics of Valley Businesses Join Collection

    The Valley Relics Museum just received an amazingly generous donation from Mr. Nathan Adlen, owner of Aadlen Bros. Auto Wrecking / U-Pick Parts in Sun Valley near the I-5. This enormous "junk yard," which opened in 1962 and has been the filming location of many movies...

  • The Doobie Brothers

    If you don't know who The Doobie Brothers are, please take a minute to shame yourself before reading on. Listen to this and bring some joy to your ears. It's ok. I'll wait. All caught up? Good. Let's move on. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Doobie Brothers have been on...

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About The Curator


Tommy Gelinas

Tommy Gelinas was Born in Burbank California and was raised in Sepulveda, Porter Ranch and later in Van Nuys before settling in Sherman Oaks California where he and his wife have raised their 4 children. Tommy’s fascination with the history of the San Fernando Valley begun at a very young age. He began collecting artifacts from our valley’s past...

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