Tag Archives: Attractions

Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the book shelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or … Continue reading

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Pirates of the Caribbean Promotional Magazine

This is a wonderful promotional magazine from 1974. The Pirates of the Caribbean attraction was first opened at Disneyland in 1967 and then at Walt Disney World in 1973, so this magazine was well timed to generate interest in the … Continue reading

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Fun Pics at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

We like to visit places ‘close to home’ via day trips or overnight excursions. Michigan and Ohio are two States close enough to our Canadian border to make their attractions viable. You can find many of the places we’ve visited … Continue reading

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Disney on Parade View-Master Stereo Picture Reels

Say that three times fast! DISNEY ON PARADE was conceived by NBC Films Inc. and Walt Disney Productions. It was a 2.5-hour live stage musical featuring a variety of Disney characters that had premiered before the early 1970’s. It had … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Pixar Travelling Animation Exhibit

We had a Rootin’ Tootin’ good time at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan back in October of 2017. Pixar had come to town to teach one and all about the science behind how everyone’s favorite animated classics are … Continue reading

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Rhino Traffic Jam at Disney Kilimanjaro Safari

Don’t you just hate it when you’re in a hurry to get across the Savanna and someone decides to block the road? Me too. But I guess when you’re that big, and travelling with a friend, you can do just … Continue reading

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TOP 5 Things Disney Wouldn’t Do Today

Things were much different in the 1950’s and even in the 1970’s when it came to acceptable practices. Construction projects were rushed to completion with minimal thought to safety. And nothing was off-limits for entertainment if it put a smile … Continue reading

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Is It a Real Butte?

One reason I love photographing at a Disney park or resort is because of the high level of detail the Imagineers put into everything. It’s not enough to make something look like a thing, but it must make you believe … Continue reading

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Empty Disneyland

In January of 2013 we visited Disneyland for the first time. We held off for many years because we felt that there was more value in a Walt Disney World vacation, what with the larger Magic Kingdom, and the addition … Continue reading

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EPCOT: Spaceship Earth

Nicknamed ‘The Golf Ball’ by many, Spaceship Earth is actually not a real sphere at all. It’s almost a complete circle, but is actually sitting on a base held up by four legs. Even so, I’ve yet to miss an opportunity … Continue reading

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