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In May 1957, 25 pack mules are bought for $50 (in 2010 dollars it would be over $382) a piece to be used in mule pack .
Walt insisted that mules be part of his Frontierland. Disney felt they helped give the necessary ambiance to the western theme.
All Aboard Disney's Fort Wilderness Railroad
Dateline: October 07, 2011
It's no secret that Walt Disney had a special place in his heart for railroads. Years before Disneyland opened, he built a model railroad in his backyard which he dubbed the Carolwood Pacific Railroad and spent countless hours riding it, tinkering
A Brief History Of Disneyland, An American Classic
Dateline: July 05, 2011
"The thing will get more beautiful year after year. And it will get better as I find out what the public likes; I can't do that with a picture it's finished and unchangeable before I find out whether the public likes it or not." – Walt Disney on
Happy Birthday, Disneyland
Dateline: July 16, 2010
Disneyland was Walt Disney's baby, a dream he nurtured for years which eventually turned into a flat-out obsession ... an obsession that had as many skeptics as it had bank creditors demanding that Disney make good on all the loans he needed to make
Dateline: July 06, 2010
Well hello to all you Disney fans. I want to tell you about some of the exciting times when working on the river. One of the memorable times I recall quite a bit is working the mid-night shift on the rafts. This was a scheduled shift that started at
Disneyland Marks A Half Century
Dateline: July 31, 2005
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Disneyland is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a bang. A lot of them, actually. A pyrotechnic extravaganza is being unleashed nightly as the latest manifestation of the park's fireworks show, and it's an impressive one.
As Disneyland pays