And then a sparkly sticker.
Friday, April 30, 2010
Today a couple of pieces of merchandise from the Main Street Electrical Parade. First is a 33 1/3 rpm record featuring the music from the parade. It was originally released in 1977 but I didn't buy my copy until the late 80's at the Emporium for the bargain price of $2.98. It's a great picture disc record.
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Dinosaur Gertie's Ice Cream of Extinction is shaped to resemble Gertie the Dinosaur from a short animated film of the same name by Winsor McCay from 1914. Gertie stands just off shore in the waters of Echo Lake with a little bridge to purchase you're frozen treats.
Gertie and I in 2006.
Oops! It looks like Gertie left her mark on her way to the lake.
Must be a cold day since Gertie has steam coming out of her nose as she exhales.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
This is a glass mug from the Hoop Dee Doo Revue at Fort Wilderness. I think I got this at a cast member sale in the mid-90's for like a dollar. It's a fun little mug shaped like a boot.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
I can't remember if this cup came from the parks or McDonalds but it commemorates Walt Disney World's 15th anniversary in 1986. I do know this was a series of cups. This particular one showcases EPCOT's Future World.
Monday, April 26, 2010
Discovery Island was a zoological park in Bay Lake between the Contemporary and Fort Wilderness. One obtained access to the island by boat. I only made it to Discovery Island once before it closed. These pictures are from that trip in September 1990.
The island as seen from the top of the Contemporary Resort.
A launch near the Discovery Island dock.
The dock approaches.
Vultures Haunt - home to vultures and scandal when several of them were beat to death in the early 90's.
A wide variety of birds called Discovery Island home.
A scenic vista on Discovery Island.
A shipwreck on Discovery Island.
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Thursday, April 15, 2010
Out of the several hundred Disneyland Records albums I have, this is one of my favorites. I was so excited the day I found this. This is the album that the music from yesterday's video came from and dates from 1976.