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 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

June 21, 2014 1:08 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
RAK and possible Trade! I'm looking to finish my Lion King puzzle set for my sisters birthday. I'm looking for Pumbaa and Banzai, pictured below. I have the top three pins for trade. If you can help me that would be great! I also have an extra Rafiki for the first person to find me. I'll be riding the train for a while. I'm currently in the first car on the train with blue stripes wear  More...
That Banzai pin must have been really limited. I'm also looking for that one and the non-Simba chaser. - SafariSkewerJessica  1149.3 #113 2:34PM
I ended up buying two more on my way out and I actually got Pumbaa and Banzai!  Now I just have to get my sister the Simba chaser and she will have the complete set.   - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 2:50PM
That sure was lucky! Where did you buy the 2 Boxes from? I have a Simba chaser hopefully I can trade it for the two I need :) - SafariSkewerJessica  1149.3 #113 2:56PM
In California Adventure, the main store on the right as you enter.   - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 3:45PM
Thanks! Will try my luck tree this evening. - SafariSkewerJessica  1149.3 #113 4:12PM
I just left for the day.  Unfortunately no one found me,  I'll try to RAK my duplicates on my next visit.   - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 2:48PM
these are cool! - FrankenweenieVelinee  963.4 #146 2:53PM
That was awesome that you got two of what you wanted.  - TrueFromOzLovesDisney  434.3 #423 2:53PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

June 9, 2014 12:11 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Filling the E.P. Ripley with water while on a tender ride. Tender rides are a great way to learn more about the Disneyland Railroad. I found out that one of Fred Gurley's drive wheels broke off the axle a few days ago. Hopefully engine 3 will be repaired quickly and back on the rails soon.
Now if only we can get cars to run on water!! - DisneyDavidEMT  1398.0 #86 10:19PM
Great info! - MeridaFan  3188.2 #28 2:47PM
Great photo - Plumiegirl  7674.8 #3 10:15PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

March 28, 2014 7:08 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
The Fred Gurley went into service at Disneyland 56 years ago today. 2014 also marks the 120th anniversary of the Gurley's build date. The Fred Gurley is a 2-4-4 locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1894. Originally the Gurley was a 0-4-4 locomotive before Disney converted her to a 2-4-4 wheel arrangement. Before being acquired by Disney she was ran on a sugar plantation in Louisian  More...
Nice to know. I was wondering about the names on the locomotives - E-Ticket  1024.1 #137 7:12AM
I read about this on FB. Love Disney History! - TrampsLady  1639.3 #73 1:05PM

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December 27, 2013 3:47 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The Glendora Tartan Band and Pageantry performing at Disneyland today before their upcoming performance in the 2014 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. Glendora will make their 9th appearance in the Rose Parade in 2014, exactly 50 since their first appearance. My brother is the Pipe Major and plays the bagpipes, bottom right picture. This will be my brothers second appearance with Glendora in   More...
Awesome post!  You must be very proud of him.  - DisneyGrandma  626.0 #261 3:51PM
I bet they sounded wonderful – they look pretty darn cool and festive! - HandMeAChuzzaImmaFaint  3394.0 #26 3:52PM
Thank you for posting this! I absolutely love Scotland and have been to Edinburgh.  Tomorrow I will be float decorating and I will be at the parade on Wednesday!   - breathe_in_the_happiness  490.1 #364 3:54PM
πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ - PrincessDuckie  710.7 #211 10:55PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

December 21, 2013 1:10 AM  Disneyland Talk Land
Final grand circle tour of the day. Riding the train while drinking hot chocolate is a great way to end a evening at Disneyland. The E.P Ripley was the last train running today.
We love riding the sweeper train to close out the night! - JollyRoger5  3119.9 #30 2:06AM

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November 23, 2013 4:47 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Mark Twain Riverboat sailing away into the beautiful sunset. Now waiting for it to return so we can go up into the wheel house.

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November 7, 2013 7:43 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
That rock at the bottom of the waterfall looks just like Yoda. I'm not crazy. Taken inside the Grand Canyon Diorama on the Disneyland Railroad.
I think i see it. Is it like a half face and ear on the bottom middle?  - piratelife4me  720.5 #207 7:55PM
Exactly.  I know a lot of the railroad engineers think it looks like Yoda  - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 7:57PM
Very cool, thanks for pointing that out. Can't wait for a train ride to see it! - piratelife4me  720.5 #207 8:40PM
I see it. It's a half of yoda head coming out of the water. kinda odd. I actually see a cat in the position of scratching on the back of a couch. LOL! - acdesigns  8.6 #9783 8:59PM
I see the cat too.  - Tiggerific  330.2 #641 11:36PM
I see it. Look for the large ear right above the water in the middle. - debbiev  738.8 #200 11:12PM
It's like a weird Yoda-Jabba hybrid... Haha - ames013  43.2 #4489 11:25PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

October 26, 2013 6:10 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The E.P. Ripley pulling the Excursion Train across the Critter Country Trestle. The Fred Gurley and Ernest S. Marsh are also running today.

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 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

October 13, 2013 3:17 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Glad to see for myself that the Ward Kimball 5 is out and running today. For the last two months the Kimball was undergoing repairs to fix broken parts. The Ward Kimball is a 2-4-4 locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1902 and went into service at Disneyland in 2005. The locomotive was named after Ward Kimball, an animator for Walt Disney and fellow train enthusiast. T  More...
Very cool post, I didn't realize his grandson works in the parks.  I'm not a huge train person in real life, but I love the Disney trains and hearing the history. - Sarafina  425.0 #436 3:22PM
Haha! I love the "in real life" comment! I like to think of being at Disneyland as real life! Alas.... - Manawalea  30.5 #5124 4:51PM
haha you know what I mean, there are things we all do at Disney that we wouldn't really do otherwise. - Sarafina  425.0 #436 9:19AM
Thank you for the great info! This will make me look closer at the trains the next time I'm at the park. Love how his grandson runs the train! - breathe_in_the_happiness  490.1 #364 3:26PM
FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!! hopefully C.K. gets a good rest during the holidays, was she running that day? - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 5:26AM
Yes, the Holliday was out that day - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 6:09AM
so which engine wasΒ C.K. backing up for? ripley? fred? ernest? - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 9:07AM
Thank you! - goofydad909  1702.0 #70 9:53AM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

September 23, 2013 3:49 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Today's hidden chalk drawing in the line of The Jungle Cruise. Waited in line just to get this photograph.
Awesome! Has their been more?  - breathe_in_the_happiness  490.1 #364 6:10PM
The ones I have seen in the last few months have been: Walt Disney, dancing hippo from Fantasia, tigers in the jungle and the previous one was a gorilla dressed as a skipper.   - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 6:33PM
Is there a special thing behind this? - BriHizzle  374.8 #512 6:14PM
Some caster member justs draws them every so often.  The previous drawing was up for over 3 weeks.   - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 6:35PM
This is really cute but all I can hear in my head is LIPPPSSSSSS!!!!!! WHO WANTS TO COLORο»Ώ THE LIPPPPSSSSSS!!! - tdashgirl  318.7 #698 1:59AM
I like! - jacdanfan  6243.6 #10 7:10AM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

September 7, 2013 4:31 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Today I was asked by one of the engineers if I wanted to go up into the cab of the Fred Gurley. He told me he sees me riding the train every week and figured I had never been up there on this engine before. Most guests don't get to go inside the cab of the Fred Gurley because this engine does not have a tender seat for guests to ride on. He said the temperature inside the cab was over 140 degr  More...
How awesome!  That must have been so magical for you!!   - MeridaFan  3188.2 #28 4:38PM
Very cool!!! Congratulations! - MrsSchnooks  2658.9 #36 4:43PM
What a great experience to get!  - DisneyDreamer18  178.2 #2119 10:03AM
Very, very cool! - MamaRoo  466.4 #387 10:06AM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

September 7, 2013 9:01 AM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The Fred Gurley pulling the Holiday 5 arriving at Main Street Station before Disneyland opens. The Lilly Belle is attached to this train today.
Cool! Do they switch around the Lilly Belle?  - Nala  366.5 #527 9:46AM
The Lilly Belle can either be added to the end of the Holliday 5 (blue stripes) or Holliday 4 (green stripes) train cars. It is never added to the end of the freight train or the excursion train. - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 10:31AM
thanks for the info! - lorelaismom  13.4 #7562 2:14PM

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August 11, 2013 2:31 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Disneyland Railroad fireman doing a blow down on the Ernest S. Marsh. I have riding the train for almost two hours today, very peaceful.
Blowing off steam. We all do that. - Midasgold  548.5 #305 2:42PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

July 28, 2013 11:27 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Tender ride on the C. K. Holliday from earlier tonight. Some pictures of the dinosaurs from the view of the engineers. The C. K. Holliday has finally returned to regular service after not being used since late April of this year. The planned refurbishment of the Holliday has been put on hold for the time being. The engineers said the refurbishment might not start for six months to over a year   More...
So love disney trains - chipanddalefan  723.0 #206 11:37PM
Very cool! - DisLUVney  522.4 #329 11:39PM
rods fixed? - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 7:15AM
Nope. The engineers said they took the headlamp apart, cow catcher, cleaned the smoke box and other minor repairs during the last three months. - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 12:11PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

July 28, 2013 5:31 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Never seen a crawfish near the Storybook land cannel before. Helped it back into the planter before it got stepped on.
I think he belongs in the water...but thanks for keeping him from getting crushed. They live in the water near Big Thunder. - Linzee  782.8 #186 5:35PM
Yes, please go put him in the water! :) - Alicewhoareyou  897.7 #157 5:43PM
OMG, it's photographic evidence!! Mind blown! 😱Hope the little guy is safe now.... - GheeButtersnaps  369.3 #522 5:51PM
Let me get my net! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny  624.1 #264 5:51PM
It is true! Not that I doubted you @LinzeeπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - RadiatorSprings4Ever  645.4 #246 6:49PM
I'm glad you're blocked out now Dumbbunny!! 😈 This guy has a semi-chance πŸ˜‚ - Linzee  782.8 #186 7:23PM
@linzee I'm giving him a head start but come Aug 19th, it's on! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny  624.1 #264 8:39PM
You will have to have a new name if you succeed, MrsCrawfishLady or GotArrestedforCrawfishin or CrawfishNibbler... - Linzee  782.8 #186 8:52PM
Don't wanna get pinched by that thing! Good job :) - BrerRabbit  347.1 #585 10:41PM
Lol linzee.., DumbCrawfishLady! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ - dumbbunny  624.1 #264 10:44PM
Talk about "to go meal" - pinkmonkeys  513.5 #338 11:49PM
I placed him back in the planter right next to the water where it was coming out of. - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 12:19PM
You are awesome!! Thank you. - Linzee  782.8 #186 12:21PM
Free food at DL? - madsdad  1800.7 #65 5:36PM
He heard he was the special if the day in Club 33 is he tried to make a run for it πŸ˜‚ - PixiePirateMaid  290.0 #839 5:49PM
Zoot alors, I have missed one! Sacre bleu, what is this? How on earth could I miss such a sweet little succulent "crawfish". Quel Domage, what a loss here we go, in the sauce. Now some flour I think just a dab. Now I stuff you with bread, don't worry, 'cause you're dead! And you're certainly lucky you are, 'cause it's gonna be hot in my big silver pot! Tout-aloo mon poisson. Au revoir - aprilinjune4  481.5 #368 3:41PM
Oh no... It's back! - dizneedude  629.6 #257 1:33PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

July 21, 2013 11:45 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
I have never seen this before, a drawing of Walt Disney in the Jungle Cruise line. The drawing is on a post on the dock side after the turnstile. You have to lean over the railing and look down to see it. It was easier to see once on the boat. My friend who pointed it out to me said it change to different drawings of animals over time.
Sometimes it changes daily, just be aware. We use it kind of like a chalkboard. - IDVandalSkipperCM  2025.4 #53 8:28AM
✨Awesome pic!!! Will lookπŸ‘€for it next time we are there!!!πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ˜ƒπŸ’›πŸ’™βœ¨ - islandgirlrocksjjj  34.9 #4854 12:26AM
Sometimes it changes daily, just be aware. We use it kind of like a chalkboard. - IDVandalSkipperCM  2025.4 #53 8:28AM
Thanks for pointing this out. Will look next time we are there. - Ilovedvc  29.4 #5192 10:27AM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

July 21, 2013 5:36 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Fun and full day at Disneyland with my brother and a friend. Today we were able to: ride in the Lilly Belle, ride in the front of the monorail, pilot the Mark Twain and tender rides on both the E P Ripley and Ernest S Marsh.
Awesome! Even if you only got to do one of them, but all 3!? - dizneedude  629.6 #257 5:42PM
Wow! What a trifecta πŸ˜ƒ - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  347.9 #583 6:50PM
Or whatever a four-tecta would be?!? - TheDroidYouAreLookingFor  347.9 #583 6:51PM
I would say quin-fecta. I would say the tender rides count twice because they were on two different engines :) - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 7:08PM
Tender ride on the CK Holiday - Coaster  14049.2 #1 7:11PM
A someone who takes horse bets all day at work that would be considered a superfecta. - KermitFan13  643.1 #248 7:32PM
Man you were " on a roll " !! - carminaire  500.3 #353 7:04PM
since OSHA forced the DLRR to fill water every lap with the "hose N' ladder". did you fill water on your cabrides on 2 and 4? it was impossible in the tower days - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 7:21PM
They only took on water during my ride on 2, a third enigeer came out to do it. They don't take on water during every lap now, just more often because the water hose is slower than using the tower. - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 11:05PM

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June 30, 2013 1:56 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
The DLRR Ernest S Marsh and the Mark Twain Riverboat doing "shave and a haircut." You can hear the Marsh's new one chime whistle instead of her original three chime whistle. Hopefully they will be able to repair the original whistle.

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June 28, 2013 11:47 PM  Disneyland Talk Land
Main Street Station with the Retlaw 3 also known as the Excursion train. The Excursion railroad cars are back in service after being gone for a few months for a refurbishment.
Nice photo. Love the train - bubbaschoice  53.8 #87 3:40AM
is the refurbishment the same given to holiday red last year? - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 12:50PM
Yes, the benches now appear to have a lighter color stain. They also installed the conductor booths, now all the trains have conductor booths. - ckholliday  249.7 #1205 1:42PM
conductors inside, water filling from a garden hose, cab signals. i wonder what is next. at least tender/cab rides were resumed, is the holliday on rehab already? - etaymarkman  4.2 #18704 2:43PM
Cool pic! - Dufus  261.8 #1091 1:44PM

 249.7 #1205 (DL Qual #712

May 27, 2013 7:26 PM  Disneyland Real-Time Land
Panoramic shot of New Orleans Station. Taking the train back to Main Street before leaving.

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