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Another shot from the collection of family photos I've been scanning for a friend - she's the little girl on the right, with her sister, grandmother and aunt. Orlando, Florida's Gatorland still exists, as does this toothy entrance. The blue cloud is the result of mold eating its way down to the blue layer of the emulsion of this unbranded color slide, processed in February 1968. View full size.