Friday, April 04, 2008
The Devlin Collection: Storybook Land 2
The Devlins still have a few photos up their sleeves from Fantasyland, and the first one is from the area below Cinderella’s Castle, June 1969. Here is a contemporary shot for comparison; other than the color scheme, this area seems virtually untouched.
From the 1950’s, we have this Devlin shot of Pinocchio’s village:
Flash forward to the Devlin's trip in 1969; it is also interesting to compare the Skyway overhead and the change of bucket design.
Compare to 2004:
One more Storybook shot from this collection is also from Pinocchio’s Village, circa 1950’s. No Skyway floating overhead, but Casey Junior instead:
...and the comparison shot from 2006; bright accent colors and fewer painted details:
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