Another interesting article.The Numbers Man and the Magic Kingdom
By Rhonda Hillbery
In 1955, C.V. Wood (Disneyland's construction manager), Walt Disney, and "Buzz" Price (from left) look over a model of Disney's plans to create a new type of family attraction in Southern California.
More than 50 years after the fact, Harrison “Buzz” Price ’42 still remembers vividly his first meeting, in July 1953, with Walt Disney. From the start, the man behind the mouse was very specific about his vision for a new type of family attraction. “It sounded strange, unlike anything you would expect in an amusement park,” recalls Price of the early Disneyland meetings. Disney described a Main Street USA entrance that would usher visitors to four themed meccas: Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, and the World of Tomorrow.
I have not read it all yet, but it looks good. I better post it before Mice Chat goes down again .