By Derek Evans | Celebrating Disneyland's formative years through pictures and articles. Happy 60th Birthday!
The Yippies’ takeover did not quite go to plan.<p>Disneyland operates every day of the year, from 8:00 a.m. until midnight. The almost-always open gates …Weird
Park employees called it “Black Sunday.”<p>When Disneyland opened on this day in 1955, writes Christopher Klein for History.com, the brand-new theme …Walt Disney Company
Disneyland, the park known for its romantic proposals, synchronized family freak-outs and the largest cumulative theme park attendance in the world, opened 62 years ago today.<p>The idea for the theme park came from an epiphany Walt Disney had while visiting Griffith Park in Los Angeles. As he watched …Walt Disney Company
Today I have two beautiful photos from Tomorrowland, circa 1958!<br>Let's start with this unusual angle looking northwest-ish; I believe that our …
Heritage Auctions is selling off a super-rare original 1957 prospectus for the Haunted Mansion, prepared by Ken Anderson as a first approximation of …Disneyland
<i>PHOTO: Two kids had truly a visit of a lifetime in 1955. (Photo via Flickr/ Josh Janssen)</i><p>Sometimes a lifetime of magic comes to those who are at the …Walt Disney Company
Welcome to the construction site of "New" Tomorrowland. This was the Tomorrowland of Walt Disney's dreams, since it was the land that he had to give …
It's amazing to see how much these parks have changed.<p>Since Disneyland's opening in 1955 and Disney World's in 1971, the beloved parks have undergone countless renovations and expansions. In the process, some attractions have fallen by the wayside, either for being too costly, not popular enough or …Disneyland
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1/<p>Walt Disney, pictured in 1950, wanted to build a family-friendly theme park across from his studios in Burbank, California, but local officials …
The youngest grandchildren made their first trip to Disney World over the Christmas holidays. They loved it. My fairest daughter, who hadn’t been …Walt Disney Company
When Disneyland opened in July 1955, it was incomplete. Tight deadlines and financial restrictions had prevented Walt Disney from doing everything he …Disneyland
We have something special for you today, the Introduction to the Third Edition of The Disneyland Encyclopedia. PLUS, you’ll find four of the entries …Walt Disney Company
In 1966 and 1967, Disneyland added four new attractions: It's a Small World, The Primeval World, New Orleans Square and The Pirates of the Caribbean. The four attractions cost $20 million, or $3 million more than the cost of the original park.<p>In a Los Angeles Times story on the new attractions, …Walt Disney Company
Old Disneyland menus are popular collectibles among those who love paper ephemera. Some of them can get very pricey too! But menus from the Hills …