Location: Main Street Photo Supply Co.,Main Street USA, Disneyland
Sam McKim joined Disney in 1954. He is known for creating concept sketches for many of Disneyland's attractions, including Slue Foot Sue's Golden Horseshoe, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, Carousel of Progress, Pirates of the Caribbean and the Haunted Mansion. McKim also helped conceive the Hall of Presidents (Walt Disney World), Universe of Energy (EPCOT), and his sketches inspired the design for the Disney-MGM Studios.
Honored as official Mapmaker of the Kingdom, McKim designed the Disneyland souvenir maps (1958-1964). Despite retiring from Disney in 1987, he was asked to design the map for Disneyland Paris, to commemorate the 1992 opening. McKim was inducted as a Disney Legend in Imagineering in 1996.
Sam McKim passed away at the age of 79, on July 9, 2004 from heart failure. His sons, Matt & Brian, are also renowned Disney artists.