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Salvador and Walt

Although this isn’t even NEAR Walt’s apartment, Walt’s Carolwood Pacific Railroad may have been the start of Disneyland. Here we see Salvador Dali with Walt Disney admiring the #173 Lilly Belle miniature live-steam locomotive. It has been said that Walt’s love of trains, and people’s interest in coming to his Carolwood Drive home to see … Continue reading »

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened in 1979 and covers nearly 2.5 acres of Frontierland.

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J.F.K. at Disneyland

Here’s an October 1959 photo of John F. Kennedy‘s only visit to Disneyland. He was the the Senator of Massachusetts at the time and was here with the President of Guinea, Ahmed Sékou Touré.

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1962 Monorail Yellow

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