Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1

    • MiceAge Columnist
    • MiceAge Founder & Editor
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    809
    Blog Entries
    1

    9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    The "combine" train car at the park, discuss it here...

    DIRECT ARTICLE LINK: MiceAge.com - A different look at Disney...
    "Politics is the profession whereby the inevitable is made to seem a great human achievement" - Quentin Crisp

  2. #2

    • Senior Minion
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Posts
    8,890

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Great stuff in Parts I and II, Steve -- can't wait for III! Well done!


    "With the acquisition of Marvel and now of Lucasfilm,
    Disney may have finally found the grail. You don't need
    imagination or art. All you need is a brand."

    - Neil Gabler


  3. #3

    • Member
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Citizen of Disneyland
    Posts
    494

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    I was at Disneyland on Opening Day, and my mother tells a story from those days. We were getting aboard the train, but my mother refused, saying it was too hot, no shade, and Walt Disney heard her. The next time we came to Disneyland, the train seating area had shade.

  4. #4

    • Closed Account
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    5,897

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Quote Originally Posted by whamo View Post
    I was at Disneyland on Opening Day, and my mother tells a story from those days. We were getting aboard the train, but my mother refused, saying it was too hot, no shade, and Walt Disney heard her. The next time we came to Disneyland, the train seating area had shade.
    Maybe, maybe. The original Frontierland Station was built without platform covers. They were a later addition.

  5. #5

    • Animatronic
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Posts
    1,860

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    I can't wait for part III. Perhaps Disney, ever desiring to be polically correct, will buy back the combine, paint it green and call it a hybrid!
    it's a sale of candy and a sale of plush, it's a sale of toys and disney stuff
    there's so much that we sell, that it's time we tell, it's a plush plush sale!

  6. #6

    • Christmastime for Rocker
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Heres
    Posts
    6,524
    Blog Entries
    2

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Very interesting in parts I and II. I now understand why he put that Railroad train in his parks.

  7. #7

    • Lord of the Sky
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    o.c. Calif
    Posts
    19,661
    Blog Entries
    2

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Steve
    I lookforward seeing what eles you have store for us....
    Amazing how now now Disneyland Rail Road is part of the
    u.s. railroad History also I miss the Old, Santa Fe part of the Disneyland
    Back in 1966 I was on the Old Santa Fe Train coming from back east,
    they gave me my brother free ticket to go to Disneyland and also ticket to go
    on the Santa Fe and Disneyland rail road that was so cool you can see same tickets today on the wall in the Main St. station!

  8. #8

    • Closed Account
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    5,897

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Thanks everyone.

    Look for Part 3 to run this coming Tuesday, Sept. 8th.

    Eaglman, those tickets you got on the Santa Fe are quite valuable as collectibles today!

  9. #9

    • New Member
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    1

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Nice work--thank you for sharing-
    Thanks so much for this. I appreciate the effort. It really helps a lot.
    Glad to read such a nice piece of information.
    This is exciting news.
    free tattoo removal cream before and after lazer prices this is the blog for tattoo removal cream prices and cost. the best cream to pruchase free tattoo removal cream before and after lazer prices

  10. #10

    • FastPass n00b
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    1,846

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Is Knott's getting rid of their old locomotive then? It's kind of funny what a convoluted, coast-to-coast deal that poor little engine went through just to end up moving a few miles down the road. At least it's found a good home... Knott's may be a shell of what it once was, but it's still one of the more authentic theme park representations of the Wild West. It's sad what happened to the combine car though!

  11. #11

    • Closed Account
    • Offline

    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    5,897

    Re: 9/3 Walt's Favorite, Pt. II

    Quote Originally Posted by Athlonacon View Post
    Is Knott's getting rid of their old locomotive then? It's kind of funny what a convoluted, coast-to-coast deal that poor little engine went through just to end up moving a few miles down the road. At least it's found a good home... Knott's may be a shell of what it once was, but it's still one of the more authentic theme park representations of the Wild West. It's sad what happened to the combine car though!
    The story of the "first" Ward Kimball steam locomotive is indeed a strange, convoluted one! Knott's is currently restoring the engine, and they plan to put it in service on the Ghost Town & Calico Ry.

Similar Threads

  1. 9/1: Walt's Favorite, Pt. I
    By Al Lutz in forum MiceAge Discussions
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 09-02-2009, 07:49 AM
  2. Walt's favorite ride
    By Sorcerer's Apprentice in forum Disneyland Resort
    Replies: 54
    Last Post: 03-16-2008, 06:48 AM
  3. What is on Walt's tie?
    By Abominable Snowman in forum Disneyland Resort
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 12-13-2006, 12:08 AM
  4. Walt's SSN
    By Disnerd in forum Disneyland Resort
    Replies: 56
    Last Post: 09-26-2006, 03:59 PM
  5. Walt's Words
    By Dirton in forum Disneyland Resort
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-22-2006, 04:44 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •