Today in Disneyland history

Happy Anniversary #5 Ward Kimball and Lilly Belle

On February 15, 2006 at 7:30am at Disneyland, the newest engine to the Disneyland Railroad was dedicated as #5 Ward Kimball. On the same day the Lilly Belle VIP parlor car was re-dedicated after being off the line for many years. In attendance was Betty Kimball, the wife of the new locomotive’s namesake, Ward Kimball. … Continue reading »

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January 9, 1987 – Star Tours opened.

The original Star Tours opened on January 9, 1987, replacing “Adventure Thru Inner Space”. Here’s a great video of Darth Vader going to Disneyland waiting for the new version of Star Tours… http://vidtaggr.com/taggs.aspx?v=t4_dZPVg8KI

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