Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures
Denny's Restaurant Grand Opening
Sand Canyon | Canyon Country, California

Signal archive photos (35mm negatives, Kodak Plus-X Pan Film), photographer unknown.

March 30, 1969 — The Santa Clarita Valley's second 24-hour, midcentury modern Denny's Restaurant holds its grand opening celebration at 16401 Delone Street, adjacent to the northbound on-ramp to the Antelope Valley 14 Freeway at Sand Canyon.

Cutting the ribbon in the first and fourth photos are (from left): Hank Heyming, restaurant manager; Sam Thompson, president, Canyon Country Chamber of Commerce; Shelia Deaeney [sic], waitress; and Jim Schaefer, president, Schaefer Land Company (The Signal, 4/7/1969).

Download original (and additional) images here. Signal Photo Archive, Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society collection.


Denny's Opens 1969

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