Sunday, May 19, 2013
Main Street U.S.A.'s Penny Arcade
The Penny Arcade is one of my favorite parts of Main Street, U.S.A. It gives such an authentically vintage feel to the Park with its old-fashioned games and musical instruments. This January 1964 image is one of those rare shots that allows me to zoom in a bit closer to get a look at what the Arcade used to look like:
Compared to this view from May 2006:
It appears that some of the games have been repainted and that Esmeralda's exterior was completely revamped at some point:
And 2013; looks like more candy, less games.
One of these days, I hope to get a good vintage shot of Esmeralda, the gal who knows all:
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