Wednesday, January 05, 2011
1959 Disneyland, pt. 3: Random Big Finish
I’m talking hodge-podge here, folks...but not necessarily in a bad way. The Jungle Cruise is packing ’em in, back when the Skippers were dressed in tropical shirts and straw hats that helped keep the Anaheim sun from burning their heads. The Mekong Maiden has since been retired and no longer works the JC circuit.
This photo was too early for the Swiss Family Robinson Tree (and seemed to be the wrong location, too), so I am guessing it is from the Treehouse on Tom Sawyer Island.
Over in Storybook Land, only 2 of the 3 windmills made it into our photographer’s frame:
I’d never noticed this sign before: Giant’s Patchwork Quilt. I believe this sign has long since disappeared, too:
Another guess is that this one was shot from a Storybook Land Canal Boat, showing the undercarriage of a Skyway Bucket:
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