Disneyland in 1957

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    This photo comes from my father's archives. The family immigrated West from Long Island in 1952, and two years after Disneyland opened in 1955, they went for a visit. This is what Fantasyland looked like back then. Casey Junior tracks are on the bottom left, Tomorrowland, as defined by the rocket ride, to the right in the far distance..

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    1. arts enthusiast 95 months ago | reply

      Dear Brina's Mom,
      I favorited this one a long time ago, but just learned of a Vintage Disneyland pool that this would be great for. I've just added a couple of photos myself to that, and know the members of that pool would love your photo:
      www.flickr.com/groups/65461987@N00/

    2. Brinas mom 95 months ago | reply

      Arts, thank you for the group alert, I have added it to the pool. Glad you like the picture.

    3. Captain Oblivious 92 months ago | reply

      My dad and his sibs would have been teenagers running around the park at this time. Nice color panorama from this era - thanks for posting it!

    4. Parvesh1 77 months ago | reply

      Thanks for sharing...its beautiful...at first glance i thought its a painting..very beautiful pics...thanks once again :)

    5. jkpolsar 76 months ago | reply

      great picture!

    6. Miehana 75 months ago | reply

      Incredible photo! You want to climb into it and just run all over the place.
      We made a replica of the Casey Jr. Circus train station that is clearly visible on the left side foreground. I thought I'd share a picture of it...
      Disneyland Fantasyland Ticket Booth Replica
      Thanks! All your photos are terrific!

    7. christinajones 73 months ago | reply

      Awesome picturee!

    8. Lisa Kordes Photography 72 months ago | reply

      That is SO neat that you have this....thanks for sharing it!

    9. Memory of the future [deleted] 69 months ago | reply

      Congrats!! This is a golden, once in a lifetime picture. Deeply appreciated that you decided to share with the Flickr crowd.

      Thank you!

    10. :KayEllen 68 months ago | reply

      wonderful photo!
      My first visit to Disneyland was in 1966. I love this!!!

      kayellen

    11. Trader Chris 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Orange County History, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    12. AppleJuice* 67 months ago | reply

      ohhhhh so vintage

    13. Disneyland Freak 65 months ago | reply

      Wow! Great picture! The colors are so vivid for an old photo! It's almost like you're there!

    14. fjhuerta 64 months ago | reply

      That's fantastic.

    15. ezeiza 63 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Skyrides, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    16. vonrollskyway1 62 months ago | reply

      the 1st vr 101 in the usa in all of its glory...

    17. Emianne 62 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called At home in Disneyland, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    18. spanksteroo 58 months ago | reply

      Very nice picture! How times have changed this park! The sky ride looked cool! Why did they remove it? Was it due to unwanted views of Disneyland property?

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