Sunday, May 01, 2011
Adventureland: Switching Sides
This crystal clear image of the Adventureland Gate/Bridge got me thinking...I wonder if any of these original masks/tribal decor still exists? I also happen to have an image of Walt himself, inspecting these very same masks:
This July 1960 shot shows them, still hanging for all to see:
Still around in 1966:
Traveling forward to today, all of the decor appears to have been replaced:
Yet, when you look at the OTHER side of the gate, it appears that one of the designs has been retained:
Can you match the shield from the first shot with the shield in the present-day shot?
I guess one out of three ain't too bad!
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