Monday, May 02, 2011
1974 B&W, Pt. 1
A recent acquisition of some black and white negatives will be yielding the posts you will see for the next few days. I love scanning negatives...they give you the ability to zoom in and see details that aren't available from prints. First up is the parking lot, circa 1974...the one that so many have previously bemoaned the loss of to California Adventure. Hopefully the new expansion will rectify those moans!
The water tower at the Frontierland/New Orleans Square Station is an actual working water tower. Those of you that have taken the Grand Circle Tour have most likely seen a train take a thirsty drink here.
How the tower looks today, sans the Santa Fe logo:
I love love love the buildings on the other side of the tracks; just wish they were accessible. They would make a way cool museum of sorts, like the one at The Main Street Train Station.
Zooming into the Telegraph Office window:
The same area today (well, maybe not TODAY, but at least semi-recently):
Time to depart the station (and this post) with one more then and now comparison shot:
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