I'vr been so slammed at work lately, and today was especially rough on me, I haven't had time to MW or even see any of the Disney stuff today... I'm *crying*, I am a little sad to miss it, all the festivities, but WOW, thank you Nicole for sharing - this is amazing and you have made my day. thanks! xo
Depending on what job you have it may still be worth it to have an AP for times that CMs are blocked out (like holidays and high capacity times of year - at least this is what I was told by CMs who were blocked out around the opening of Cars Land, that they had to use their AP). But that is a personal decision, and one I'd have to make after my employment was confirmed, maybe I wouldn't want to b More...
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?
Thanks for reading and watching! Hope you all have a magnificent Monday!