North Hollywood, CA Photo courtesy Tony Craig
Here's a sign for Sandy's Burgers in North Hollywood,
which seems to not have been open for quite some time. One day, perhaps
these backlit plastic signs will become rare... or maybe not.
Downey, CA Photo courtesy Louis Di Fazio
A fast food section isn't worthy without the rainbow room itself. The
golden arches. The Ronald of burgers. Yes, we are talking McDonald's. A
couple of historical sites made the worthy list here. One of the
oldest, the McDonald's in Downey still has Speedee sitting by an arch.
A museum is located right next door.
(Far left) The marquee at the Downey McDonald's on a dreary day
San Bernardino, CA Photo courtesy Georg Balandran
Check out this look-see at a mystery McDonald's location. The signpost
still says "15 cents." Is this gem a relic or a flashback to
This sign is located somewhere along Route 66 (like the McDonald's Museum in San Bernardino).
San Bernardino, CA Photo courtesy Chris & Ginger
Here' s another shot of the marquee at the McDonald's Museum in San Bernardino, CA. 06-07
Colton, CA Photo and info courtesy David Carrasco
Here is a photo of Dell's Hamburgers located in Colton,
CA. This sign sports 2 arrows to point customers to arguably the best
tasting hamburgers around town. 08-05
Burger Q (Closed)
West Covina, CA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
This burger stand in La Puente features a large sign with Burger Q very prominently displayed. Also check out the ordering stations in the shape of the letter Q.
This location in West Covina actually once had two mirror image Burger Q drive throughs operating at the same time, until the one on the east end became a dry cleaners. The Burger Q appeared to be a chain that was quite popular in the area back in the 60's and 70's. This location was one of the last of the Burger Q's to survive. Unfortunately, the business appeared to change hands as the Burger Q sign was removed and the business name changed. 04-06
Rialto, CA Photo and info courtesy David Carrasco
Here's the former Burger Chef Restaurant, now a
Jim's Burgers. This restaurant is located along Route
66 in Rialto, CA. Notice the large red brace with the Jim's Burgers lettering.
This used to hold the Burger Chef sign back in the day. 08-05