Vintage photos of:
"Man and woman at stove cooking." The first of thousands of 4x5 negatives, retired from the archives of mid-century newspapers, acquired by Shorpy. Most of these are undated and have little or no caption information. If you recognize any of the subjects or locales, let us know in the Comments. View full size.
Rainbow Ridge is a community of scale model and forced-perspective buildings in Frontierland in Disneyland. It traces back to the earliest days of the park, decorating the loading area for various incarnations of a miniature train ride. Some of it remains in the current version at the start of the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attraction. I was always gaga over models, so it was one of my favorite places in Disneyland. Little did I know there was a photo of me there; in fact, my friend who took this Kodachrome slide didn't know about it either, until we came upon a box of forgotten slides at his place. I think it's around closing time, thus the absence of crowds. View full size.