Transporting an animatronic elephant from Disney’s Burbank studios to Disneyland for the Jungle Cruise, circa late 1960s

Transporting an animatronic elephant from Disney’s Burbank studios to Disneyland for the Jungle Cruise, 1962Here’s one for the “only in L.A.” file: a photo showing an animatronic elephant en route from Disney’s Burbank studios to Disneyland to be installed in the Jungle Cruise, circa late 1960s. I wonder if they did it on a Sunday when traffic would be easier, or if the freeway is empty because it’s 1962. Either way, that must have been a hell of a sight to see.

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One Response to Transporting an animatronic elephant from Disney’s Burbank studios to Disneyland for the Jungle Cruise, circa late 1960s

  1. pdq says:

    I think it was later than ’62 based on the cars on the freeway. The station wagon appears to be a ’69 Ford and the car ahead of it looks to be a ’71 Chevelle