Friday, February 18, 2011
Dopey Loses His Rod
Recently, I was scanning a batch of images from April 1963 and actually noticed a detail at the park that had previously escaped me. As you can see from this first shot and the following closeup, Dopey at the Snow White Wishing Well is clearly holding a large fishing rod.
4 years later on April 26, 1976, Dopey is still fishing.
Over 4 years later than that, we have entered the 70’s and Dopey still has his rod...
which although Dopey isn't in the shot, you can still see the fishing rod when you zoom in.
However, by October 1995, the rod was gone. Somewhere in between 1971 and the shot I took in 1995, Dopey stopped fishing.
Still gone in 2006:
and in June 2010:
It doesn’t appear to be a temporary refurbishment issue, so I am baffled as to why it disappeared. Any of you know what happened to it?
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