Sunday, April 24, 2011

Disneyland, April 1963, Pt. 2

All aboard the Mark Twain for a ride around the Rivers of America. Sound like a perfect way to spend an Easter morning? That's what I thought! The thundering falls of Cascade Peak add a touch of wonder and excitement that are sorely missed today.

The arena/amphitheater for the Indian Village is quiet; the natives might be busy eating their See's chocolate eggs!

Cascade Peak shows up again; must have been a fave of this photographer. One of the Mine Trains is also visible, rounding the corner at the approximate spot that one of the trains sat rusting for many years.

A nice overhead shot of Rainbow Ridge from The Twain:

So much to see in this one, that it naturally demands a few closeup shots for eagle-eyed readers:

The ticket booth - dang, it must have been hot and claustrophobic in there! Note Mr. Grumpy-Pants with the camera slung over his shoulder, and also the log-styled drinking fountain:

The back side of Casa de Fritos (a bag of those corn chips sounds durn tasty right now!):

Hope those that celebrate Easter day have a joyous celebration!

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The Viewliner Limited said...

Beautiful pics Dave. Happy Easter!

Major Pepperidge said...

It was "NO KIDS DAY" at the park! Love the detail of the Frontierland Central Ticket Booth.

Connie Moreno said...

What a wonderful way to start my day! These pics are RIGHTOUS! LOL..Happy Easter and may you get lots of chocolate bunnies.

G said...

We are laying low today and just working in the garden. Have a great spring day. Mike and Glenn

Sam Towler said...

That fifth shot is *Awesome*! It's just oozing with model reference goodness!