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Photo of the First Disneyland Ticket Ever Sold

25 August 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »


This is a photo of the first Disneyland gate-ticket ever sold. This was from opening day on July 17th, 1955. It was purchased for $1 by Roy O. Disney and found in his desk after he passed away. 

These days people who want to go to Disneyland have to pay 96 freakin' bucks. It's amazing to see how much Disneyland has grown over the years, and how it manages to still entertain people. So much so that they are willing to spend crazy amounts of money to be entertained. 

Here's a little story about the Disney archives from the La Times a few years back. Disney basically hired a guy to go through the desks and offices of Walt and Roy after they died. 

After Walt Disney died in 1966, his grieving staff sealed his office suite in Burbank, and even as work proceeded on "The Jungle Book" there was anxiety that the »

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