Photos © Debbie Stock
The Maliboomer has 4 G's of force,
traveling upwards 180' in 2.5 seconds.
|Expansion is the center of attention at Disneyland.
This new theme park next to Disneyland celebrates the virtues of the Golden
State with new rides, shopping, dining and entertainment experiences in
Disneyland Center and The Grand Californian, a hotel next door to the new
From the Yosemite Valley to Hollywood glitz, from beaches
to the historic past, the new theme park is described as a California state
Outside the park, West Street was renamed Disneyland Drive.
Disneyland Resort Plaza provides a gateway entrance to two theme parks
instead of one which currently operates and has done so since 1955.
A 10,000 space parking structure allows cars directly off the 5 Santa Ana
Freeway into the structure to minimize traffic congestion. The new California Adventure opened on Feb. 8, 2001. Disneyland
opened nearly 50 years ago in 1955 and welcomes the next door partner.
The new park features California and its regions and include the tallest,
longest theme park water ride and several thrill rides.
For those hoping to do more than just experience the
magic once or twice, jobs created as a result of the project are expected
to be about 14,500 with 8100 of those in Anaheim.. New theme park
jobs will primarily be entry-level positions offering training and career
advancement opportunities. Win, win, win. $35 million per year to the State
of California, $10 million/year to Orange County and
$25 million per year to Anaheim.