Disneyland's First "Second Gate"

by The Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill Media



Jim previews our next installment of the Chronological Disney series by taking us back in time to the first idea Walt had for a 'second gate' for Disneyland. And it was huuuugggggeeee!

For starters, Walt wanted to build a set of mountains to showcase alpine living. At the base of the mountain would be lakes, to highlight living next to water. And there'd be a desert nearby, because apparently someone was playing 'ecosystem bingo.' We think.


Check out the images and notes we used for this show here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/25733122@N03/albums/72157677565924463


released March 3, 2017
Produced by Aaron Adams



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The Disney Dish Podcast with Jim Hill Media

Jim Hill is a writer, blogger, and theme park historian, and he'll be the first to tell you all of the back-room deals and corporate gossip that happens inside the Walt Disney Company.

Len Testa co-authors the Unofficial Guide series of travel books, focusing on theme parks.
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