Thursday, January 22, 2009

LIFE Magazine at Disneyland - Part Two

Last week we saw the LIFE magazine colour pictures shoot at Disneyland in the 50's, and today here is the part two, with the black and white pictures, thanks to LIFE photographers.

Above, a Ralph Crane picture of a WED Enterprises Imagineer working on a Pirates of Caribbean Audio-Animatronic.

A Main Street U.S.A Fire Dept vehicle. Picture by Ralph Crane.

In 1960, the "Bank of America", outside...

...and inside. Pictures by Ralph Crane.

Below, of course, the Mark Twain river boat at night in 1961...

...and a party on the same Mark Twain - Pictures by J. R. Eyerman.

One of the snakes during the Mine Train through Nature's Wonderland ride in 1960. Picture by Ralph Crane.

Skyway over Fantasyland in October 1958. Picture by Ralph Crane.

And riding on Alice in Wonderland the same month and year.

The Mad Hatter's Tea Cups, in June 1961. Picture by Grey Villet.

Driving on Autopia in October 1958. Picture by Ralph Crane.

In June 1960 Disneyland guests enjoying view of the "bottom of the sea" in the Submarine ride.

And i've kept the best one for the end: who wouldn't have enjoyed to take his shower in Monsanto's House of the Future? This little girl did it in May 1957! Picture by Ralph Crane.

All pictures: copyright TIME - LIFE

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