Monday, April 18, 2011
Disneyland, July 28, 1958, Pt. 3
Welcome to Frontierland, circa 1958! The Columbia is all the rage, as you can see from this promotional banner hanging from the gateway into Frontierland. In fact, the excitement of the new ship has caused this guest to sit down and rest for a bit.
A vintage/contemporary compare & contrast view:
Pendleton was eventually replaced with the Bonanza Outfitters. I think I'd rather have Pendleton; they make great sweaters!
If you’re afraid of the water, you can just sit back and gaze upon the beauty of the Mark Twain:
Perhaps from the area of this quaint little gazebo/bandstand that was typically the home to Dixieland-style music:
A shot of Tom Sawyer's Island and a raft full of guests:
For all you Gladys Kravitz-types, here's a closeup of the guests so you can critique what they are wearing:
2nd only to the back side of water is the back side of the Twain:
And the Columbia, fresh as a daisy!
The best way to work off those churros:
I wonder if the rafts ever crashed into the Twain?
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