18 Amazing and Rare Color Vintage Photographs of Disneyland in 1955

These magical vintage pictures of Disneyland, during its opening year of 1955, will make you wish you had a time machine.

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Guests running towards Sleeping Beauty Castle. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Mickey Mouse’s face greets guests, as a Disneyland railroad locomotive stations in front of the Main Street station. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Walt Disney and a stuffed Mickey Mouse doll conduct the train as it arrives at a Main Street station. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Walt, along with his daughters Diane and Sharon, wife Lilly, and a guest enjoy some quiet time at his private apartment on Main Street, U.S.A. (Gene Lester / Getty Images)

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Walt takes the reigns of a red, horse-drawn fire wagon for a ride around Main Street. (Gene Lester / Getty Images)

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Children running freely through the gate of Sleeping Beauty Castle. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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No trip to Disneyland is complete without a ride on the Mad Tea Party. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Kids enjoying (?) a terrifying ride through Snow White and her Adventures. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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An aerial shot of Fantasyland. (Loomis Dean / Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Walt and his grandson taking a break and enjoying some soft drinks in Frontierland. (Gene Lester / Getty Images)

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The Mark Twain riverboat begins its journey around the Rivers of America. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Showgirls enjoy a fantastic view of the Rivers of America from atop the Golden Horseshoe Saloon. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Mickey, Minnie, Chip, Dale, Donald Duck, and Captain Hook await for the parade to start. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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A Seven Dwarf entertains the crowd on Main Street during the parade. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Tomorrowland gets its own section during the parade. (Allan Grant/ Time Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Guests enjoy a nice break in the shade near the TWA rocket in Tomorrowland. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Kids putting pedal to the metal on Autopia. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)

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Walt and his grandson enjoy the view from in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. (Gene Lester / Getty Images)

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