In this rare photograph from an alternate American history time line, Walt Disney prepares to fire the Nixon family into space:
(Note that the craft seems to be piloted by the disembodied head of Art Linkletter--perhaps Walt experimented on Art before subjecting himself to the cryogenics procedures for which he is famous?)
Actually the image is from Davelandblog: The Nixon Family & Disneyland, Pt. 6, one is a series of posts about a 1959 visit of the Vice President and his family to the popular amusement park. Pretty far from Northwest history, but I had to share the picture!