Saturday, July 12, 2014
Trip to Disneyland, March 1972
For those of you who love the 70s, you get a one day reprieve! Today's post continues the polyester magic with a few images from March 1972. Other than the swans in photo #1, these two castle shots are fairly ho-hum. Definitely not the reason why I acquired this batch.
I love all Skull Rock shots, but no…this isn't why I wanted this batch.
Hair black as ebony, skin white as snow…no, I don't think this is Snow White, even though she is posing in Fantasyland.
small world topiary…very nice, but again, not impressive to me.
The Excursion car adds a nice touch, but still…not the driving factor.
The Columbia is a beautiful ship, but this shot is not really a "wow."
Finally, we come to reason number one. The Petrified Tree. Any vintage shot of this Disneyland oddity is of interest to me. Can you think of a wackier anniversary present? I'm sure Lillian couldn't.
This dark POTC exterior is interesting as documentation of how this area looked before the under/overpass was constructed.
And the best for last…an interior vintage shot that is in color AND in focus of the skeleton steering the pirate ship in the grotto scene of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction! Double wow!
I hope you're as impressed as I was!
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