History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

22 January, 2012

Days at Disneyland

Terrific photographs of a very early Disneyland-- 1955. 

The teacups. Source

Tomorrowland. Source

Casey Jr. train, Fantasyland. Source

Tomorrowland. Source

A parade on Main Street. Source

The moat of the castle. Source

Tomorrowland. Source

Early characters. Source

The train. Source

Dumbos from the Dumbo ride, being moved or something? Source

The train and parking lot. Source

Storybook canal boats, Casey Jr. and Fantasyland. Source

Kids on the tea cup ride. Source

Car driving ride (I'm not sure what it was called at the time). Source

Car track. Source

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride. Source

Jungle Cruise. Source

Somewhere, before it was all developed... Source

Main Street. Source

The Mark Twain river boat. Source

Waiting for the Mark Twain. Source

The crowds from the Mark Twain. Source

Rocket boat ride. Source

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (as for the hats... no idea!). Source

Mule ride (this used to exist), Frontierland. Source

Tomorrowland. Source

More car driving. Source

Tomorrowland. Source


maddie said...

Mickey has no head! W. T. F.

Anonymous said...

And Donald Duck looks pretty underfed!

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