• Roger E. Broggie, Engine #3 of the WDW Railroad

    Ain’t she a beauty! Built: 1925; Wheel Configuration: 4-6-0 “Ten Wheeler”; Serial Number: 58445; Locomotive Colors: Red cab with green boiler jacket; Coach Color: Yellow with red poles; Coach Number Series: 300; Driver Diameter: 44 inches (1,118 mm); Locomotive and Tender Weight (dry): 67,000 pounds (30,390 kg). Click on the pictures to make them bigger! […]

  • Disneyland Aerial View 1955

    What a great aerial of Disneyland from 1955! If you look closely in lower center you can see the bridge from Frontierland to the Railroad station where the six car train has just left. Right above it is the Riverbelle Terrace restaurant with the Mark Twain riverboat above it. Look to the left and you […]

  • All Aboard – The Disneyland Railroad

    A brilliant video shot and produced by Michaela, Matthew and Kevin at “Tours Departing Daily.” I think its appropriate to quote my dear friend Alain Littaye’s comments on this video… ” I just saw it and I don’t have enough words to tell you how good it is: it’s not only incredibly well filmed, framed, edited, etc… […]

  • Disneyland Railroad Poster

    This very cool and historical, two-sided Disneyland Train poster was produced by the San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum. “The Disneyland Railroad Digest” is an overview of Disneyland railroad history. It features classic train images that highlight every railroad that has ever been a guest attraction in the park. The flip side of the poster, “Walt […]

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    Disneyland Resort Donates California Zephyr to Railroad Museum

    It’s Imagineer Walt Smith! The Disneyland Resort donated the California Zephyr train previously located in Disney California Adventure park to Western Pacific Railroad Museum in Portola, Calif. Plans for a gallery dedicated to sharing the legacy of the California Zephyr are underway. The train and related artifacts, which were part of the entrance to the […]

  • Haunted Mansion Construction

    I love old construction photos! Here we have the Disneyland Railroad bridge going from one tunnel section to another. Between them the Haunted Mansions foundation is being constructed out of rebar and concrete. On the right is the new berm that was relocated along with the track to the southwest, enlarging old Frontierland. As you look down the tracks […]