Sunday, July 24, 2011
Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship & Guidebook
This undated photo shot at the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant is from either 1956 or 1957. How do I know? Just check out that little beauty in the young maiden's hand:
Want any even closer look? The following photos are from my own 1956 Disneyland Guidebook. The cover is a little worn, but the interior pages are still in pretty good shape.
Over the next few days, I will be doling out a few pages at a time from this wonderful park souvenir. You have no idea how much I love the retro design of this piece!
Hard to imagine a time before the Matterhorn, but you can clearly see it missing from this park map:
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