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Ain’t she a beauty! Now here is a question for ya…
Fowlers Harbor was originally part of Frontierland and is now on the borderline between Critter Country and New Orleans Square. …
While visiting Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream at Disney’s Hollywood Studios I happened upon a real gem, Ray Wallace’s model of the Columbia Sailing Ship. This is the model that …Read This Post
Well… not really, because the Columbia is tied to the dock!
In 1957 and 1958 Joe Fowler and Ray Wallace constructed for Walt Disney the first three-masted windjammer to have been built in the United States in more than 100 years. …Read This Post
What a special shot by Gregg L Cooper of the west side of the Rivers of America from the Treehouse. I can see three of my favorite rides but where are …Read This Post
My old friend Ray Wallace (naval architect) was commissioned in 1957 by former Admiral Joe Fowler to design the Columbia. The ship was constructed at Todd Shipyards in San Pedro, California, …Read This Post
On June 17, 1958 the local newspapers ran this Disneyland ad.
“WEIGH ANCHOR, COLUMBIA”
With that cry you begin an exhilarating adventure aboard this three-masted fully rigged 1790 sailing ship as you …