"Walt's Folly" still going strong 60 years later

Posted Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:31 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Disneyland's opening day, July 17, 1955, was a nightmare. Rides broke down. Restaurants ran out of food and drink, and a plumbers' strike meant drinking fountains were in short supply. Long lines formed at bathrooms. Bunting hid unfinished attractions. Women's high-heeled shoes sank into the fresh asphalt.

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