Saturday, June 14, 2008

Disneyland: In Living Color, 1958 Pt. 2

Today you can pretend you are aboard the Mark Twain (or the Columbia if you prefer), journeying around the Rivers of America in 1958. Shot #1 is of Tom Sawyer Island and Castle Rock, with the original Fort Wilderness looming in the background. Understandably, Castle Rock captured the fancy of this photographer, and he took a second shot as he got closer.

Here’s a detail view of the signage:

Barely recognizable, here is almost the same angle, taken recently:

Meanwhile, on the other side of the ship, we can see the Indian Village and the train passing by:

Come back tomorrow for more images of our trip around the Rivers of America. See more vintage & current Rivers of America photos at my website.

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Major Pepperidge said...

Love the "before and after" as always!

As for Castle Rock's replacement... well, the plants look nice, anyway!

Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

Ditto what major said! And I miss the REAL fort!!!

walterworld said...

Nice shots of Castle Rock. And what a contrast with the 'Now' shot!

I can still remember taking my kids on teeter totter rock as recently as 1999-2000. It was a fun little spot...

Unknown said...

I can't imagine how much fun TSI was back in the day...