Today you can pretend you are aboard the Mark Twain (or the Columbia if you prefer), journeying around the Rivers of America in 1958. Shot #1 is of Tom Sawyer Island and Castle Rock, with the original Fort Wilderness looming in the background. Understandably, Castle Rock captured the fancy of this photographer, and he took a second shot as he got closer.
Here’s a detail view of the signage:
Barely recognizable, here is almost the same angle, taken recently:
Meanwhile, on the other side of the ship, we can see the Indian Village and the train passing by:
Come back tomorrow for more images of our trip around the Rivers of America. See more vintage & current Rivers of America photos at my website.
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