Sunday, April 22, 2018

Disney History

Yesterland: Sugar, Sugar at Disneyland

Using Disneyland to sell competing brands of sugar? This might seem like a particularly odd topic for a Yesterland article. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: “Sugar,...

Yesterland: “Presented by Siemens” at Disney Theme Parks

Today’s Yesterland article is about a Yester-sponsor at Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disneyland Park, and Disney California Adventure. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: “Presented by...

Yesterland: Original Test Track, Presented by GM

It may seem that extolling the virtues of a car company by emphasizing car crashes makes as much sense as promoting an airline by...

Yesterland: Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree

Do you miss the seasonal events at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree? Take another look at Halloween Carnival at Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree. Read the YESTERLAND...

Yesterland: Sounds Dangerous with Drew Carey

This Yesterland article now describes four shows that have been in the same venue. Which was the best? Which was the worst? Read the YESTERLAND...

Yesterland: Neighbors of Aulani – Past, Present, and Future

Aulani—officially Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i—opened August 2011 at the Ko Olina Resort on the western coast of O‘ahu....

Yesterland: One City, Two Moonliners

Would you like to travel to the Moon? Consider starting your trip in Kansas City, Missouri. It’s the only the city in America with...

Yesterland: Retro Space Mountain

Space Mountain lets you travel through space inside a structure that futurists H.G. Wells, Jules Verne, and Leonardo da Vinci might have imagined. This...

Yesterland: Mulholland Madness

Well, in truth, the ride really only resembles Mulholland Drive in that both have many diamond-shaped yellow warning signs. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Mulholland...

Yesterland: Rocket to the Moon

Tomorrowland represents the future—the world of 1986, around 30 years from the present. By then, TWA expects to provide passenger service to the Moon...

Yesterland: Streets of America

You’re in an eerie city. It’s as if the city has been abandoned. Although everything is clean, and there are plenty of people walking...

Yesterland: X Games Xperience

X marks the spot. It’s the X Games Xperience at Yester California Adventure. Be immersed in a fast-paced array of activities inspired by ESPN’s...

Yesterland: The Original Tomorrowland Railroad Station

It’s 1959 here at Yesterland. There’s a new railroad station, the Tomorrowland Station, which just opened in 1958. Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: The Original...

Yesterland: S.S. rustworthy

P.P.F.D. is the Paradise Pier Fire Department. The department has a fire boat, the S.S. rustworthy. Let’s hope this boat isn’t needed to douse...

Yesterland: Maliboomer

At Yester California Adventure: “What goes up, must come down! These three 180 foot high towers will launch true thrill seekers straight up at...

Yesterland: Studio Catering Co. and High Octane Refreshments

It’s fun when a theme park restaurant has a view into an attraction. Just think of Blue Bayou Restaurant at Disneyland, with a late...

Yesterland: Flying Saucers

Flying Saucers at Yesterland updated with 11 never-before-published photos. Who here has ridden the Flying Saucers at Disneyland and Luigi's Flying Tires at DCA? Read the...

D23 Expo: Walt Disney Archives celebrates the swashbuckling Pirates of the Caribbean

Every other year, the folks Walt Disney Archives delivers a show-stopping exhibit at D23 Expo and this year is no different. This...

Yesterland: Country Bear Vacation Hoedown

Which show was better? The Country Bear Jamboree (last week's Yesterland)? Or Country Bear Vacation Hoedown (this week's Yesterland)? Read the YESTERLAND article HERE: Country...

Yesterland: Country Bear Jamboree

“The Bear Band bears will play now, in the good ol’ key of G. Zeke and Zed and Ted and Fred, and a bear named Tennessee.” Read the...