Saturday, August 11, 2012
Disneyland March 1967, Pt. 2
The Columbia is sitting in the dock for the first two shots, taken from the mighty Mark Twain. Our March 1967 Disneyland guest/photographer must have been taking a spin around the Rivers of America.
On the way, they also captured the Indian Village and the festive totem poles near the entrance.
And the Ceremonial Dance Circle:
A few "animals" along the riverbank, with a few motorboats intruding on the atmosphere:
The Burning Cabin as it was meant to be seen:
In all its gory glory!
The Indian on a horse that greets the DLRR & Twain/Columbia passengers has been on view in basically the same area for many years:
Zooming in, you can see the mini spotlight for those visiting after dark:
The Indian Settlement:
Another zoom so that you can see in detail what they are all working on. Imagine—24/7, these guys are busy as beavers! I've heard they don't even get minimum wage!
Fort Wilderness, before the termites (and the pencil pushers) destroyed it:
More death along the river, at the Indian Burial Site:
Now THIS is a piece of Disneyland history that I wonder where it ended up? Someplace in the archives? Somebody's living room?
From the banks, you can see the Old Mill and on the left, the still yet-to-be-opened Haunted Mansion:
Two beauties of the Mark Twain:
On this one, most likely our photographer was on a raft on the way over to Tom Sawyer's Island:
Fortunately, they had the good sense to take some interior shots of Fort Wilderness while on the Island:
Zooming in for the signage and the trash cans that ended up in Orlando:
Back on the main land in New Orleans Square, the French Market doesn't seem to be open for business quite yet.
Over in Adventureland, a few Jungle Cruise shots round out this post:
Thank you Marc Davis!
I'm not sure what they're saying, but I think it's something like, "That's all, folks!"
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