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Pirates of the Caribbean attraction lyrics

Pirates of the Caribbean opened on March 18, 1967 – just a few months after Walt Disney passed away. Lyrics by X Atencio | Music by George Bruns Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate’s life for me We pillage, we plunder, we rifle and loot Drink up me hearties, yo ho We kidnap and ravage … Continue reading »

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Plants of Disneyland

It’s not a real plant, but the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse is pretty close to real. The Cooperative Welding and Mfg. Co. (Cowelco) built the super structure for the Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse for Disneyland in 1962. According to PlantsOfDisneyland.com, the Moreton Bay Fig Tree in Anaheim was a model for the Disney Imagineers while … Continue reading »

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Space Mountain history and photos

It happened on May 4th, 1977 – Disneyland opened Space Mountain – though not ‘officially’… The attraction was open to guests to ride for an “E” ticket, but the park’s second ‘mountain’ wasn’t dedicated until a few weeks later on May 27, 1977. It’s also interesting to note that Disney World opened their version of … Continue reading »

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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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