Fact Sheets in ‘Disneyland Park’ Category

All ‘ Disneyland Park ’ Fact Sheets

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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 ...
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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