Walt Disney history

Walt’s first freight car

On March 15, 1950, the first freight car for Walt Disney’s Carolwood Pacific Railroad was finished at the Studios and delivered to Walt’s Carolwood Drive home. The #173 Lilly Belle locomotive didn’t get to the track until later in the project. If you haven’t read this book, it is truly a wonderful and beautiful book … Continue reading »

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Walt Disney and the American Dream

Walt Disney and the American Dream from the Barnes Review…

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Walt Disney Birthplace Preservation Project

Many of the places that helped make Walt Disney who he was and what we loved are gone but not forgotten. One such place is the home he, and Roy, was born in – 2156 Tripp Ave., Chicago, IL. Want to be a tiny (or big) part of Walt Disney history? Contribute a few dollars … Continue reading »

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Walt and Lillian are married, July 13, 1925

On July 13, 1925, Walter Elias Disney and Lillian Marie Bounds were married in Lewiston, ID by Reverend D.J.W. Somerville with Lillian’s family, Hazel and Sydney in attendance. Lillian was born in Spalding, Idaho on February 15, 1899 and grew up Lapwai, Idaho. Walt was born on December 5, 1901 in Hermosa, Illinois, moved to … Continue reading »

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