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18 Wonderful And Rare Color Photos Of Disneyland In 1955

These magical vintage pictures of Disneyland, during its first year, will make you wish you had a time machine.

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4. Walt, along with his daughters Diane and Sharon, wife Lilly, and a guest enjoy some quiet time at his private apartment on Main Street, U.S.A.

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The apartment, which was often used by Walt and his family, is located above the Main Street fire house, and it's still there today and decorated exactly like the picture above.

7. No trip to Disneyland is complete without a ride on the Mad Tea Party.

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Also prior to 1983, the tea cups where located in the present-day location of King Arthur Carrousel.


8. Kids enjoying (?) a terrifying ride through Snow White and her Adventures.

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After the 1983 redesign of Fantasyland, the ride was renamed Snow White's Scary Adventures, which is much more fitting.


13. Mickey, Minnie, Chip, Dale, Donald Duck, and Captain Hook await for the parade to start.

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Also, notice that the Mickey Mouse performer has the costume head removed in public.