Early Disney Imagineer dies

Posted Wednesday, July 14, 2004 10:54 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Sam McKim, an artist who drew the first souvenir maps of Disneyland in 1954 and preliminary sketches for many Disney theme-park rides, has died at age 79. His designs influenced midways at Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disneyland Paris.

Read more from The Orlando Sentinel.

Thursday, July 15, 2004 7:06 AM
Sad to see a talented designer go as there are not many exceptional ones left!!

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