Thursday, June 12, 2008

Disneyland: In Glorious Black & White Pt. 2

Frontierland, 1958. These little lads with the rolled up jeans look extremely vintage, and I can only imagine that they couldn’t wait for dad to snap the shutter so that they could go explore the wilderness of the 1950’s Disneyland Frontier while riding on a brand-spanking new Columbia. Here is a shot just taken last weekend (so I know Major hasn’t seen it yet); as I stood at the hub taking this, I realized that the Frontierland Gate was the only Land Entrance that had NOBODY going through it. I mean nobody. Nada. Zip. Zilcho. And that’s a shame, as I think it is one of the most beautiful entrances in the park.

Here are the little goobers on Dumbo:

Since Dumbo moved locations in the 1983 Fantasyland revamp, a current day photo won’t really offer much of a comparison, but here’s one anyway:

See more vintage & current Disneyland photos at my website.

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Major Pepperidge said...

That Frontierland entrance photo was taken on a weekend in June? Where the heck is everybody??

The black and white photo is great with that awesome sign for the Columbia... never seen that before!

The Viewliner Limited said...

The banner is a first for me too! Great picture.