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  • The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration celebrates the 60th anniversary of Walt Disney's original theme park in southern California. Shown here is an aerial view of the site before construction begins on Disneyland park.The original site was made up of parcels of land owned by 17 different people.
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  • The framework of Main Street Station is constructed in Disneyland park.The station is one of the first things guest see as they enter Disneyland park and is the popular starting point of the "Grand Circle Tour" of the Disneyland Railroad.
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  • Progress continues on the construction of Main Street Station.The station is one of the first sites guest see as they enter Disneyland park and is the popular starting point of the "Grand Circle Tour" of the Disneyland Railroad.
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  • Workers lay the foundation of the trolley tracks along Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland park. Horse-drawn streetcars continue to travel on these tracks today, traveling between Town Square and Sleeping Beauty Castle.
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  • Workers lay the foundation of the trolley tracks along Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland park. Horse-drawn streetcars continue to travel on these tracks today, traveling between Town Square and Sleeping Beauty Castle.
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  • A unique view of the beginnings of Town Square and Main Street, U.S.A. through the clock tower at Main Street Station in Disneyland park.
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  • A crane lifts the large metal cresting that rests atop City Hall. This opening day building is still an iconic landmark in Town Square on Main Street, U.S.A. in Disneyland park.
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  • The structure of Sleeping Beauty Castle takes shape in Disneyland park. The 77-foot tall castle is the centerpiece of Disneyland park and has inspired unique Magic Kingdom parks around the world.
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  • The rear of Sleeping Beauty Castle takes shape in Disneyland park. The 77-foot tall castle is the centerpiece of Disneyland park and has inspired unique Magic Kingdom parks around the world.
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  • An aerial view of Disneyland park after excavation of the site. Less than a year after construction began, Disneyland park opened on July 17, 1955.
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