Tomorrowland – Part Three

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Today I’ll be looking at the Skyway, Star Jets, and the WEDWay PeopleMover. In case you missed the previous parts: Part 1 – Tomorrowland An Overview – Flight to the Moon – Mission to Mars Part 2 – Circle-Vision movies – If You Had Wings – Dream Flight As I mentioned in Part One of … Continue reading "Tomorrowland – Part Three"
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Magic Kingdom Skyway

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Jack Spence is on a leave of absence until 2014. This is a reprint of a blog he wrote several years ago. This blog originally ran in 2009 and was accurate at the time of publication. The first Disney Skyway opened at Disneyland on June 23, 1956. Walt was so taken by this mode of … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom Skyway"
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New AllEars Trading Cards for the Magic Kingdom’s 40th!

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On May 13, 2010, AllEars® began publishing special Trading Cards. These unique cards are not for sale and may only be obtained directly from an AllEars® Team Member or by trading with other Disney fans. These two-sided high-gloss cards measure 2 3/4″ by 3 1/4″ and feature different aspects of our favorite vacation destinations. Special … Continue reading "New AllEars Trading Cards for the Magic Kingdom’s 40th!"
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Magic Kingdom Skyway

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After I published my blog about the demolition of the Tomorrowland Skyway Station, one of my readers wrote and asked me to write a blog about this defunct attraction. I don’t usually take requests for articles, but I felt that this was timely subject matter and decided to go for it. The first Disney Skyway … Continue reading "Magic Kingdom Skyway"
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Tomorrowland Skyway Station

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On November 10, 1999, a favorite ride for many of us closed. The Skyway that once carried guests over Tomorrowland and Fantasyland stopped running. It was a sad day. The towers and cables were removed soon after, but both stations have remained – until now. Today, backhoes and bulldozers are busy in Tomorrowland, eating away … Continue reading "Tomorrowland Skyway Station"
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1972 Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World Pictures – Part 2

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This is my last set of January, 1972 pictures. I do have others, but they are of things that have changed very little over the years, such as Main Street and portions of Fantasyland, and really aren’t of any historical interest. Enjoy! This first picture is of the Haunted Mansion. The first interesting detail is … Continue reading "1972 Magic Kingdom Walt Disney World Pictures – Part 2"
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