Wes Clark of Burbankia joins us to talk about the history of the Turkey Crossing which dates back to 1899. But what was the Turkey Crossing and how did it get its name, you ask? Listen to the show to find out!
Transcript of Episode 007: It's the Great Pumpkin, Burbank
Image of October 10, 1941 "News from Burbank"
Photo credit: Burbankia
"Burbank's 'Turkey Crossing' Giant Lockheed's Early Site." Valley Times Today, July 5, 1961, p. 26.
"Everything But the Horse and Buggy." The Lockheed-Vega Star, October 10, 1941, p. 7.
"Lancaster Man Tells Reason for Odd Name." Los Angeles times, February 16, 1925.
"Turkey Crossing" courtesy of Burbankia
"Underpass Will Eliminate Burbank's 'Turkey Crossing'." Los Angeles Times, March 23, 1940, p. 6