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DISNEY FIX: HELICOPTER TO DISNEYLAND?

RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY Did you know there used to be a helicopter service to Disneyland? From 1956 to 1972 there was a helicopter service between Disneyland and Los Angeles (and points in between). You could fly into LAX and then … Continue reading

DISNEY FIX: DISNEYLAND NAME TAGS – 1955 TO NOW

Disneyland opened in 1955 and since opening day, each cast member has worn a name tag. Some without an actual name printed, but all wore a tag. Here’s a great set of photos taking you through the basic name tags … Continue reading

DISNEY FIX: THE VIEWLINER TRAIN

RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY Remember the Viewliner? Very few do! This narrow-gauge, miniature train ran along parts of the Disneyland Railroad main line and made loops through Tomorrowland and Fantasyland. It only ran from mid 1957 to late 1958 when construction … Continue reading

DISNEY FIX: MICKEY MOUSE CLUB THEATER

RETRO DISNEYLAND HISTORY On August 27 1955, The Mickey Mouse Club Theater officially opened to the public in Disneyland near the famous tea cups and King Arthur Carrousel.

MOUSE-ELLANEOUS: FOUNDER’S PARK IN ANAHEIM

If you have ever wondered how Walt Disney came up with the inspiration for Tarzan’s Treehouse inside Disneyland – and who hasn’t – take a short trip into the heart of downtown Anaheim, to 400 N. West Street, and you … Continue reading