Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Fabulous '59: Matterhorn Construction
Yesterday, The Major noted some construction going on for the Matterhorn. Today, we take a closer look! In these Spring 1959 images, the Matterhorn is nearing completion.
Even from way over yonder in Frontierland, this imposing man-made structure is clearly visible, towering over all that surrounds it.
Let's zoom in for a closer view:
From Tomorrowland, all of the wooden scaffolding and stairs really screw around with the forced perspective. Sheer genius, I tell you!
I wouldn't have minded wandering around the scaffolding to shoot a few photos back in '59.
And here she is today, still standing tall over Disneyland:
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