Friday, September 03, 2010
Polyester Magic: February 1971 at Disneyland, Pt. 1
I dipped into the 1970’s the other today, and today, I’m taking another dip! The first image may look like a repeat, but it’s brand spanking new (compare with the one from Wednesday). Again, I will provide a detail shot of the other motels, hotels, flophouses, and restaurants nearby:
Welcome to Main Street, U.S.A. circa 1971; anybody care to start their day off with a Grand Circle Tour on the C.K.Holliday? According to my current blog poll, only a pathetic 8% would be interested. Sorry, Engine #1.
The other 92% can hop on the Omnibus for a journey to the hub:
In 1971, tobacco was just beginning to become the dirty word that it is today; note this door on East Main Street with its very descriptive prose about everyone’s favorite filthy habit to grouse about:
Here’s a shot of the Tobacco Shop so that you can put the sign into context:
The Wooden Indian has lost his historical context now that the Tobacco Shop is but a memory:
Back to February 1971; I’ll leave you with this shot of the budding foliage near Central Plaza:
View more vintage and current Main Street U.S.A. photos on my regular website.