Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Disneyland, September 1955: Fantasyland
Today marks the last entry into this series featuring black and white images from when Disneyland was only a few months old.
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride: back when Fantasyland dark rides featured Medieval Fair exteriors that were necessitated by time...and most importantly money.
Mr. Toad now resides in a more appropriate Tudor-style structure.
Peter Pan in September 1955:
and flashing forward to May 2011:
A wacky-over/double exposed shot of the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship:
...and what it was replaced with:
Don't ask Dumbo for a Tuna Boat!
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