Friday, August 19, 2016
Gems from Disneyland August 1961
Today we journey back to August 1961 to view a few gems from one photographer's collection. I am also going to include some of the hand-written inscriptions from the back of the slides. This one was labeled: "Town Square." Well, kind of close to Town Square. I was hoping to get a vintage glimpse of Esmeralda but no luck. She's been upstaged by a horse.
How about this energetic shot of Tomorrowland? The Monorail, Subs, Matterhorn, Skyway...so much to see!
Love this one: "Home of the future - all plastic. Real neat."
At the entrance of Tomorrowland once stood the Clock of the World:
A closeup of the Clock:
as well as the entrance to America the Beautiful:
Fantasyland yields this exceptional shot of a cast member working the Snow White attraction, dressed as Snow herself:
A great detail of the original mural:
More to come in the future from this great set of vintage Disneyland shots!
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