Tuesday, October 11, 2011
A Day At The Park Circa 1958, Pt. 2
I love the Disneyland Castle just as much as the next guy/gal, but at times, I do get bored looking at the same ol' same ol' shots that each guest (including myself) snaps of it. This is why I was happy to see this wistful September 1958 photo of a young lass with the Sleeping Beauty Castle in the background. The swans in the moat are an extra bonus! Signage geeks can rejoice with shot #2, taken in the heart of Fantasyland.
Sustainability geeks can also let out a yell as they realize that the ticket booth in the same shot has been repurposed as the home of the band organ:
Now we'll head over to the Chicken of the Sea Pirate Ship Restaurant, which was once a treasured Fantasyland icon:
Getting closer, your mouth begins to water...
Even closer, signage geeks will start drooling:
Last one for today is a playful shot taken from the deck of the ship with Pegleg Pete:
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