Fact Sheets in ‘Disneyland Park’ Category

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Matterhorn Mountain & Bobsleds: Fun Facts – A Disneyland icon since 1959, the Matterhorn was part of the first major expansion to take place at Disneyland since the park’s debut in 1955. The Matterhorn Bobsleds attraction opened to the public, complete with a live nationwide television special, on June 14, 1959. Also premiering that day were the Disneyland Monorail and the Submarine ...
King Arthur Carrousel: Fact Sheet – Back in 1955, when Walt Disney was erecting his dream park in a California orange grove, the visionary businessman spent $22,000 for the derelict merry-go-round that became King Arthur Carrousel.  Today, a collector easily could spend as much on a single well-restored horse or two. Disneyland itself spends far more than that every year just ...
‘it’s a small world’: Fun Facts – “it’s a small world” was originally conceived as an exhibit that would benefit UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. Because UNICEF is dedicated to the welfare of children all over the world, the theme for “it’s a small world” became an international voyage celebrating the happy spirit of ...
Disneyland Resort Dining: Fact Sheet – Disneyland Resort Dining The following highlights are just a few of the nearly 80 culinary adventures to choose from throughout the entire Resort. Napa Rose – Disney’s Grand Californian® Hotel & Spa Napa Rose, the award-winning signature restaurant of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, specializes in California Wine Country cuisine and celebrates the bounty and heritage ...
Pirates of the Caribbean Enhancements: Fact Sheet – Stats for both California and Florida Versions of the Attraction A Pirate Legacy The concept of Pirates of the Caribbean has come full circle with the attraction initially inspiring the successful film franchise and now the films (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl – 2003 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead ...
Steam Engines of the Disneyland Railroad: Fact Sheet – No. 1  – C. K. Holliday Namesake: Cyrus Kurtz Holliday (1826 – 1900) Founder of the Atchison & Topeka Railroad (forerunner of the Santa Fe Railroad, established in 1859) Builder: WED Enterprises (now Walt Disney Imagineering) Burbank, California, U.S.A. Year:    1955 Disneyland Service Date:  July 17, 1955 Stack Design:   Diamond Scale:    5/8 Gauge:    36″ Wheel arr./type:   4-4-0 American Weight:    23, 200 lbs. Color:    Red cab ...

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