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First permanent attraction to be removed.
No guide rails allowed guests could pilot the boats anywhere they wanted. Later a Cast Member rode in each boat with the guests
Walt had intended to replace the unreliable Phantom Boats with an attraction similar to high-speed swamp boats. There was even a sign announcing their arrival. They never came to pass, as they were deemed too loud and dangerous. What's interesting is that the original Skyway attraction poster depicts boats similar to those described as a future attraction in the Tomorrowland Lagoon. Timing-wise, this poster would reflect the same pe
An Ode To A Bygone Disneyland
Dateline: July 10, 2010
"I'm not Disney-obsessed, but I never discount the effect it had on me as a child," says the pop-culture humorist and author, best known for blending comedy and commentary in shows based on other people's family and vacation slides. "It helped make
Charles Phoenix's Retro Disneyland Slide Show Plays Crown Plaza Hotel Anaheim
Dateline: June 10, 2010
With his infectious enthusiasm and keen eye for detail, Charles Phoenix celebrates the 55th Anniversary of the Magic Kingdom's grand opening with his Retro Disneyland Slide Show. One performance only takes place at the Crown Plaza Hotel Anaheim
Disneyland Then And Now
Dateline: May 01, 2005
(Requires DLDHistory Deluxe or higher membership)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week in summer; closed Mondays the rest of the year.
Size: 60 acres, plus 100 acres for parking.
Zones: Fantasyland, Frontierland, Adventureland, Tomorrowland, Main Street USA 18