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Walt Disney Goes To War

This August 31, 1942 edition of LIFE magazine features an article about Walt Disney and his 550 employees’ war efforts. Click the images to view the full PDF.

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Club 33, Royal Street opened…

Below, left: The entry to Club 33, Royal Street. Below, right: Early costume design for cast members. Below, left: The original double entry-doors to the Club. Below, right: Club 33 entry door today.

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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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Lilly Belle 2

This engine, Lilly Belle 2, was going to be the 2nd locomotive at Walt Disney’s “Carolwood Pacific Railroad“. Walt’s CPRR was a 1/8th scale miniature live steam railroad that Walt built around his home in Holmby Hills. The engine was started in 1950 by Roger Broggie and was conceived as a 4-6-0 (two pilot/front wheels … Continue reading »

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