Cicely began at Disneyland in 1957 as a ticket seller. In 1959, she joined the Tour Guide Department and was responsible for initiating its growth. It was a quality that Walt Disney had, and obviously Cicely Rigdon had it, too: persistence. “When they first opened the Park,” Cicely admits, “I made five attempts to get…
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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….