Great Scott! After today, Back to the Future will be in the past

Great Scott! After today, Back to the Future will be set in the past. Put on your power-lace Nike shoes and travel back in time with a few of our favorite reads today. 


Check out Images of America: Sonora for real-life photos of Sonora, CA, the setting of the 1885 version of Hill Valley from Back to the Future III.


Remiscing about the Enchantment Under the Sea Dance at Hill Valley High School? Check out this shot of the real school, Whittier High School, from our forthcoming book, Images of America: Whittier, CA

Opened in 1940 to replace the auditorium damaged in the 1933 Long Beach earthquake, the 2,448 seat Art Deco style auditorium was among several structures at Whittier High School built by the Federal Works Progress Association (WPA) beginning in 1938. (WPL)


Back to the Future producers considered filming the town square scenes in the real city of Petaluma, CA but soon realized it would be too expensive and impractical. Instead theyfilmed it on the Universal Studios backlot. But if you're curious about what the Hill Valley town square could have looked like, check out Images of America: Early Burbank.  


The wild west! Really, what more needs to be said?

And we're all rooting for the Chicago Cubs, who might make the Back to the Future dream come true of winning the World Series! Chicago-cubs2-(1).JPG