Clear skies in Van Nuys - November, 1954. A 15-mile visibility could be seen with no smog in sight. The City had recently changed the home incinerator burning hours from morning to evening. Landmarks noted include Van Nuys High School, Saint Elisabeth Catholic Church, and the former VA hospital in Sepulveda. Victory Boulevard can be seen at the bottom, showing various stores.
Van Nuys -- The Van Nuys plant was built in 1954 and closed in 1989. It was located at 7321 Woodman Avenue. The company was founded in 1849 but was acquired by Joseph Schlitz in 1858. Pabst Brewing Company now produces the beer, which recently re-introduced the popular 1960's formula.