1978 Map

Map Designation: 1978

Copyright Date(s): 1978

Series: 1978, Brown Border

Artist: TBD

Description: This is the first map of the "brown" series which includes characters in the border, like the 1958 series.

Border Color: Brown

Border Characters: Yes

Size: 43 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches; 111 x 75 cm

How to Identify this Map

  1. This map has copyright date of 1978 to the left of the “Disneyland” title.
  2. In the lower left corner, is an emblem: "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, is Coming".

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  1. Details mentioned on this page are found here.
  2. An interesting article in Wikipedia about Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.


This is the first map in the third series of maps. This one restores the Disney characters to the border and is used to advertise upcoming changes and additions to the park. Interestingly, although Big Thunder Mountain Railroad was not completed at the time of this map, it appears on the map giving the guests an idea of what the attraction would be like.

Points of Interest

  1. This is the first map in the brown series. The characters have returned in the border.
  2. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad appears on the map.
  3. There are fewer stores identified on Main Street.