54 Rarely Seen Epcot Construction and Opening Day Photos

By Keith Mahne

Looking at vintage photos of Walt Disney World is one of my favorite things to do, especially of Epcot. With that in mind, and for your viewing pleasure, I have compiled 54 rarely seen Epcot construction and opening day photos that I think you’ll really enjoy. For all you original EPCOT Center lovers out there, this article is for you. Continue after the page break and enjoy…

(If you are viewing this article from a desktop computer and you want to really set the mood, choose either the Horizons Exit Music Loop or the Epcot Entrance Music Loop from the Disney Avenue Music Player playlist in the top right corner of this page.)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
I hope you enjoyed today’s article. For more concept drawings, info and fantastic photos of early EPCOT history, I highly suggest you immediately get yourself a copy of the amazingly detailed book titled Walt Disney’s EPCOT…Creating the New World of Tomorrow by Richard Beard. Check out the amazon link below for a copy.
 
 
 


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Keith Michael Mahne is the owner and editor of Disney Avenue and the host of the Disney Avenue Podcast. He has made countless trips to the Walt Disney World resort since his first trip in 1989 at the age of four.

Keith has a strong passion and respect for Walt Disney, the parks and resorts, and the men and women who help create them. He started Disney Avenue as a way to inform and entertain readers and to repay all those who make dreams come true every day.

You can find all of Keith’s articles here.
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