Monday, December 14, 2009
48 Years Ago: December 1961, Pt. 5
Yes, it would appear that our photographer was fascinated with the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant, and I’m betting that he stopped for a Tuna Boat.
A shot of the famous mermaid with a closeup included, with what appears to be a maintenance man also in the photo (or maybe just a man who didn't get the memo about not wearing white after Labor Day):
And Skull Rock; I think this is probably what I miss most about this area. The sculpting of the skull is just perfection; the one at the Disneyland Hotel now just looks too fake.
A good shot of Merlin’s Magic Shop; wonder if Steve Martin is inside?
A closeup of the window display:
Next to the Skyway, it would appear that our photographer loved Storybook Land just as much. Here is a large collection of shots taken from his journey:
Last one for today is of Dumbo:
So ends the Fantasyland portion of our trip. See more vintage and current Fantasyland photos at my website.