Friday, November 05, 2010

Retro Friday: Glendale's Grand Central Air Terminal

Long before LAX, there was Glendale's Grand Central Air Terminal -- the original commercial airport serving L.A.

The airport is long gone, of course, and Disney now owns terminal building, surrounded by an industrial section of Glendale.

Via eBay, I recently bought this vintage matchbook from the Grand Central Air Terminal... it inspired me to once again dig up this short documentary (which I first posted last year), narrated by Fritz Coleman, about the era "When Glendale Ruled the Skies":

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