Disneyland 1959

  1. *In 1959 one of the most fantastic construction marvels of all time: The building of a 5 1/2 million, 11 acre addition of amazing attractions.

    * A 14 1/2 story Matterhorn

    * The  Submarine Voyage

    * The Nations first monorail

    * Four new multi-level Autopia

    * Two new lakes, which guest will take motorboat cruises.


  2. *In 1980 the lagoon was drained , and a 35 foot long  by 12 feet wide by four feet hole was discovered and repaired. An estimated 40,000 gallons of water each day was lost from the Motor Boat Cruise and Submarine ride.

 *The lagoon refill takes 6.5 million gallons of water, which takes 5 to 7 days to clean.~

*On Tuesday, September 8th, 1998 (9pm-11pm) Disneyland cast members took the final undersea voyage aboard the submarines.

* On June 11, 2007 the New Opening of Finding Nemo opens, 3 days shy for the Original Opening of June 14, 1959.

* The Matterhorn was thought off when Walt Disney had come back from making trips from Swizerland in 1953 and the filming of "The Thrid Man on the Monutain" in 1958.

* Disney Legend & Designer of the Matterhorn, stated in his video done by Ape Pen Publishing that the rails of the Matterhorn were created before the blueprints of the Matterhorn. 

*The top of the Matterhorn has a small one basket ball court.