Sunday, March 07, 2010

A Slow Day in Spring 1956

Main Street looks positively deserted on this Spring day in 1956. The seats are empty at Town Square and the Main Street Station is a ghost town.

Sleeping Beauty's Castle is forlorn looking in this shot. I do like the umbrellas for shade and eating surrounding the hub.

The cast members have nothing to do as there are no guests to ride the horse drawn trolley so they are having a pow wow. I wonder if they are gossiping about Walt Disney and his new plans for a Mine Ride and a Skyway at Disneyland?


Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

Last pic, large lady on the left, is she contemplating hoping on board the trolley? She looks ready to jump!

Fun photos, thanks!

Major Pepperidge said...

I've heard about how, after the initial crowds, there was was a big drop-off in attendance for a while. I wonder if Walt was worried??

Connie Moreno said...

Those shots made me feel pretty darn close to going back in time!