May 5, 2011

Disneyland - Signs of the Times [5 Pictures]

Signs of the Times
Above is the original 1958 marquee as it appeared in 1976.

Disneyland Hotel, 1961
  This picture, taken in 1961, shows the Monorail on its then newly-expanded track, passing over what is now Disneyland Drive, on its way to the Disneyland Hotel.

Signs of the Times
A new electronic marquee arrived in 1989, briefly sharing the spotlight with its predecessor during installation.

Signs of the Times
The electronic marquee greeted millions of visitors in multiple languages for nearly 10 years.

Signs of the Times
Today, whether arriving by car, hotel shuttle or by foot, the tradition of greeting our guests in style continues.

Signs of the Times

John Stamos

Actor and Disney fan John Stamos was the winning Ebay bidder for the galvanized steel Disneyland sign that stood in front of the park from 1989 to 1999. He paid $30,700 for the marquee.

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