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Travel Town, Griffith Park Not only my youth but memories of my Great Nephew's youth.

There's the cake - frosted with an awesome train image! "Looking through my other birthday party pictures, where birthday cakes from Ralph's were ...

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This lucky locomotive survived at Travel Town while most of the other class members were scrapped before WW II. Unknown photographer. The day in July, ...

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This engine helped create the Santa Fe line from Kansas to California before Sharp and Fellows donated the locomotive to Travel Town in 1954".

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I wanted to find contemporary photos of the same locomotives, and had success at trainweb.org. "Sharp and Fellows #7 was built in 1902 by ALCO.

Bound for 'Travel Town' 1952-Built in 1906 at a cost of $6700

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The land where Griffith Observatory sits was once a part of a Spanish settlement known as Rancho Los Felis. The property remained in the Felis family for ...

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I'm almost positive that I walked through this particular train car during my recent visit, though there were no tables - it was empty.

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Take a ride on the Travel Town Railroad at Griffith Park for only $2.50.

Amazingly, Steve still has his ticket stub. Continuing with the Travel Town ...

I left the Observatory and continued hiking up to Hollywood Peak. This was the first hike I ever did in Los Angeles back in September 2005.

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Hugh Hefner Overlook | All photo by Sandi Hemmerlein. Hugh Hefner Overlook | All photo by Sandi Hemmerlein. Our very own Griffith Park ...

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James Dean & Griffith Observatory

Locals are already familiar with this popular trail, but for anyone visiting Los Angeles from out of town, here is a map:

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Travel Town's miniature train at Griffith Park, circa Oh man, we loved riding this as kids! And, there's still a miniature train ride there as part of the ...

Hollywood sign over the hills from Griffith Observatory

Continuing with the Travel Town theme, I thought I would add this scan of a slide from July, 1959, with a trio of gangstas posing next to two amazing old ...

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“On December 16, 1896, he donated 3,015 acres of Rancho Los Felis to the City of Los Angeles in order to create a public park in his name.

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The exhibits focused on actual astronomy are significant, but the art of Griffith Observatory is just as key. The rotunda's ceiling is the highlight, ...

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Travel down memory lane at the Old Town Music Hall.

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Rodger Young Village 1949

... 2004, the City of Los Angeles declared George Harrison Day. A plaque was unveiled at the base of the George Harrison Tree in Griffith Park.

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But this was not just any tree. This was the George Harrison Tree…whether it “gently weeps,” I did not know, however it was Something to see.

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Fortunately, even if you have no desire to hike, you can see plenty from the deck of Griffith Observatory. In addition to the Hollywood sign and Los Angeles ...

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In terms of paid programming, Griffith Observatory has the Samuel Oschin Planetarium theater. This is billed as “the finest planetarium in the world” thanks ...

Scroll through for our favorite things to do at night with the family and get ready for some late-night (but not too late) fun.

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

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We've chosen some of the world's most beloved (and touristed) destinations and, with the help of the best travel specialists in the business, have ferreted ...

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Los Angeles skyline

The haunted picnic table

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Griffith Observatory

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Travel Town, Griffith Park Not only my youth but memories of my Great Nephew's youth.

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Here are the best parks in Los Angeles for birthday parties that will make not only the birthday boy or girl happy, but the parents too.

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The land where Griffith Observatory sits was once a part of a Spanish settlement known as Rancho Los Felis. The property remained in the Felis family for ...

Photo of Travel Town Museum - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Pennsylvania Picnic

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Bound for 'Travel Town' 1952-Built in 1906 at a cost of $6700

L.A. Live Steamers

Photo of Travel Town Museum - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Fred Harvey

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I left the Observatory and continued hiking up to Hollywood Peak. This was the first hike I ever did in Los Angeles back in September 2005.

Take a ride on the Travel Town Railroad at Griffith Park for only $2.50.

Hugh Hefner Overlook | All photo by Sandi Hemmerlein. Hugh Hefner Overlook | All photo by Sandi Hemmerlein. Our very own Griffith Park ...

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Wow the memories!!! Photo of Travel Town Museum - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Big Locomotive

Merry-Go-Round. Griffith Observatory

Locals are already familiar with this popular trail, but for anyone visiting Los Angeles from out of town, here is a map:

Griffith park train at travel land

Photo of Travel Town Museum - Los Angeles, CA, United States. Nothing is

Travel Town's miniature train at Griffith Park, circa Oh man, we loved riding this as kids! And, there's still a miniature train ride there as part of the ...

Hollywood sign over the hills from Griffith Observatory

1955-Travel Town in Griffith Park Travel Town in Griffith Park, where ancient streetcars

Photo of Travel Town Museum - Los Angeles, CA, United States

“On December 16, 1896, he donated 3,015 acres of Rancho Los Felis to the City of Los Angeles in order to create a public park in his name.

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James Dean & Griffith Observatory

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Visitors Center Auditorium

Source: Radio Museum. Travel Town ...

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crispymen - Griffith Observatory

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Griffith Park

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backpacking Los Angeles

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Griffith Observatory

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photo: Tracy Pontelle

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Travel down memory lane at the Old Town Music Hall.

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The exhibits focused on actual astronomy are significant, but the art of Griffith Observatory is just as key. The rotunda's ceiling is the highlight, ...

Dunsmore Elementary School creates and maintains a nurturing and effective environment in which students thrive and maximize learning to their potential.

... 2004, the City of Los Angeles declared George Harrison Day. A plaque was unveiled at the base of the George Harrison Tree in Griffith Park.

But this was not just any tree. This was the George Harrison Tree…whether it “gently weeps,” I did not know, however it was Something to see.

Los Angeles Pueblo plaza

photo: Malibu City

Griffith Observatory

Rodger Young Village 1949

Fortunately, even if you have no desire to hike, you can see plenty from the deck of Griffith Observatory. In addition to the Hollywood sign and Los Angeles ...

Scroll through for our favorite things to do at night with the family and get ready for some late-night (but not too late) fun.

Griffith Observatory and Griffith Park

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

photo: Rose H. via Yelp. Travel Town

Griffith Park

We've chosen some of the world's most beloved (and touristed) destinations and, with the help of the best travel specialists in the business, have ferreted ...

The 6,967 yard Wilson Golf Course was the third municipal golf course built in Griffith Park. Designed by architect George C. Thomas, with later changes by ...

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More than 50 fern species thrive among select tropical plants and flowers along this shady, winding trail. Located near the Western Canyon entrance.

The haunted picnic table

SkySpace US Bank Tower

Photograph: Courtesy the Grove

The Harding Municipal Golf Course was Griffith Park's first all-grass course designed by George C. Thomas with later changes by William P. Bell & William ...

In terms of paid programming, Griffith Observatory has the Samuel Oschin Planetarium theater. This is billed as “the finest planetarium in the world” thanks ...

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You'd imagine that behind-the-scenes shots of space missions would be fizzing with tension and excitement, but Noah Rabinowitz' images tell a very different ...

... the largest urban Park in the country. Friends of Griffith Park is committed to ensuring that Griffith Park remain open, natural, and free to all ...