Category Archives: Transportation

Monorail Models from Walt Disney World

Highway in the Sky. Transportation of Tomorrow. Just Plain Cool! However you choose to describe the modern monorail system it’s just impressive. Years ago I became hooked on this mode of transportation after riding it at Walt Disney World. I … Continue reading

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Monorail Glass Gift Trays from Walt Disney World

How awesome are these? I love the monorail and share Walt Disney’s dream of seeing them play a more prominent part in transportation across North America. Walt Disney World has proven them to be a viable alternative to standard trains. … Continue reading

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Coming On Stage from the Magic Kingdom Car Barn

I love finding these candid moments in and around the Parks! I have my share of Castle pics and attraction videos, so seeing an ‘unscripted’ event is truly special: Disney horses are so beautiful! Unfortunately, this guy has to work … Continue reading

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Zappo DC-3 Yellow Airplane Lamp

We usually expect to find just about any information we want on the Internet. But not so for this unusual Art Deco-style aviation-themed lamp. The current Zappo company seems to have a different focus now, with no items resembling this … Continue reading

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Lands in England

‘Our fine four fendered friend’ has been flying around the world since Ian Fleming first wrote about her in his 1964 novel Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang: The Magical Car. She was perhaps made most famous by the United Artists movie released in 1968. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Flying Cars – The True Story

When you first heard the lyrics “Off we go, into the wild, blue, yonder! Off we go…” you probably weren’t thinking of doing so in a car. Standard airplanes are the vehicles of choice for the sky! But that was … Continue reading

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GREENFIELD VILLAGE: Weird and Fun at the Old Car Festival

We were thrilled to be able to once again get an annual membership at The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village! Next to Disney these two attractions are by far the best the States has to offer. One of the … Continue reading

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Could This Be CRUELLA De VILLE’s Real Car?

I know I claimed to have found her real car before (see the post entitled Disney Cars for Real) but this time I think I’ve really discovered it! Here is a screen shot of her animated car from 101 Dalmatians: … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse CANDY FAN

This is a true triple-threat: It has a great Mickey Mouse Clubhouse tie-in. It’s a convenient and fun fan. And it has candy in it! A present from my wife I love all-things transportation but especially if it has a … Continue reading

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Choo-Choo Mickey HALLMARK Keepsake Ornament

I love Mickey Mouse. I love trains. I love toys. I love collectibles. Who knew I could fulfill all of these loves in just one piece of Disneyana? A pull-cord and wheels? Gimme! This is a Keepsake Ornament from Hallmark … Continue reading

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