He was there when I went last night, and I also noticed the NEW pirate that took the place of the one with all the hats trying to get into the rowboat. This one is also trying to get in but he's got a trunk and some other stuff in his hands.
I did it because I've seen other MW'ers do it before and no one complained because they were nice pics. I took this pic with my camera and had to download it to my computer so I could transfer it to my phone to send it in. I would have saved myself the trouble it if I'd known it was a big deal. Sheesh!
And yeah, Mickey74, it's not real time it was from last night, but then again, most of the pictures we post here on real-time don't matter that they were taken on THAT day. I just thought people would like the pic.
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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