Fun Fact...The gold decorating the exterior of IASW isn't paint, but is in fact 22-karat gold leaf. And not just because it looks amazing; gold leaf is, over time, more cost effective, since it does not need to be replaced as often.
WOW, there are gonna be virtual portholes on the new Disney Dream ship! How cool is that. Check it out on the link below.
Last night I got to experience riding Casey's Circus train and It's a Small World with 30+ MWers. I am forever changed! My sides were hurting from laughing so hard! Thanks for the good times and can't wait to see everyone again. Till next time!
Groundbreaking for the Temple of the Forbidden Eye occurred in August 1993. More than 400 Imagineers worked on its design and construction. Tony Baxter led a core project team of nearly 100 Imagineers.
Several early concepts were considered for Indy including a walk-through adventure and a high-speed mine car adventure within a temple. To avoid a long queue, Imagineers even considered using Jungle Cruise launches to shuttle guests to the loading area. The team tested key show elements in a Burbank warehouse on a full-sized elevated track that resembled a freeway. This enabled the team to test set pieces, lighting, effects, transport clearances and motion profiles.
To create space for the 0.5-mile queue area and the 50,000-square-foot show building, an area of the former "Eeyore" parking lot was demolished, and the Monorail and Jungle Cruise attractions were rerouted. As I'm sure some of you know, an old Eeyore parking sign is hidden up in the rafters high above the projection room (in the queue). The sign pays homage to the Eeyore Parking Lot.
To watch some scenes from the opening ceremony:
Happy 19th birthday Indy!
Have you been on this attraction? If so, what is your favorite part or scene?
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