Friday, August 23, 2013

Safety Rails, Construction, Art Work, and Interactivity at the Disneyland Resort

Ready to go to the Disneyland Resort?

Let's Go!

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street
First stop, Disney California Adventure

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street
Chip and Dale are out and about with the Guests

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street
Getting a late start today, I didn't arrive to Disney California Adventure till after 9 a.m.

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
Golden Zephyr closed for refurbishment

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
You will notice these safety rails on part of the loading platform

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
No need to panic as they are not permanent

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
These rails are not meant for Guest.

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr

Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
One way to know that these are not meant for Guests ....
The thin cables running from one pole to the other.
Regulations would not even pass this as a safety precaution for Guests because it does not act properly as a barrier


Disney California Adventure, Paradise Pier, Golden Zephyr
Once the attraction opens up, the yellow safety rails and poles will be removed

Over in the Blue Sky Cellar ...

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House
Concept art for Disneyland's Market House remodel

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Disneyland, Market House

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani
Also included is Aulani's expansion

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Aulani

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Imagineering
Love this picture!
To me, it looks like they are looking at plans for the rebuild of New Fantasyland

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Imagineering

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Imagineering

Disney California Adventure, Blue Sky Cellar, Imagineering

Disney California Adventure, Rushin' River Outfitters

Disney California Adventure, Rushin' River Outfitters

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Citizens

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Merchandise
Cool Buena Vista Street Red Car Trolley shirt ...
Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Merchandise
And a hat to match

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise
Halloween merchandise is starting to appear heavily in the stores at the Disneyland Resort

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Halloween, Merchandise

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Oswald
Gotta get me one of these Oswald's mugs

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Citizen
Officer Blue helping young woman in distress

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Citizen

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Citizen
Sisters!

Disney California Adventure, Buena Vista Street, Citizen

Disneyland
Disneyland time...

Disneyland, Market House
Over at the Market House ....

Disneyland, Market House
Starbucks signage has appeared on both sides of the main entry way to the Market House

Disneyland, Market House, Starbucks
The spot where Disneyana once was is not called "The Book Rest", but it is still just an expansion to the Market House.
Maybe this will be an area where Hipsters can sit in chairs with foot rests, sip on their java, and check out their iPads using the free Wi-Fi.
It will be just like a starbucks

 
Disneyland, Market House
The Book Rest seems like a lame name.  The name doesn't fit with the rest of Main Street.
You have the Emporium, Magic Shop, Clothiers, Fortuosity, the Bakery, Refreshment Corner, Crystal Arcade .... and the Book Rest. ????

Disneyland, Market House, Starbucks

Disneyland, Market House, Starbucks

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Missing Conical Spire

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Missing Conical Spire
Still missing the conical spire

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding
Scaffolding has appeared pretty much all around the dark ride buildings

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Ducks
...Pause for some duck crossing ...

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Evil Queen

Disneyland, Evil Queen

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Evil Queen

Disneyland, Evil Queen

Disneyland, Long Lost Friends, sign

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Big Thunder Ranch, Long Lost Friends
Disneyland Annual Passholders once again get special treatment. This time they got to experience Long Lost Friends before the area officially opened up at 11 a.m.
There was already a "stand-by" line to the left of the marquee, which is what these Guests are doing.
I didn't have time for that nonsense so I left


Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding
Closer look behind the scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Characters

Disneyland, Characters

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding
Poor Alice
Her attraction is has nothing but scaffolding and tarps around the building. Ugh

Disneyland, Sleeping Beauty Castle, Scaffolding

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama
Over at the Golden Horseshoe and the surrounding area, there is a little experiment taking place

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama
An interactive ... hmmm...trying to think of what I should call it.
I'll call it a melodrama, has taken place around Frontierland and the Golden Horseshoe
Pretty much it's like the area comes alive with towns people.  They will interact with Guests as though they are living in the Western era.

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama
The Golden Horseshoe is the focal point of this interactive melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama
Not much was going on when I checked it out.
But was told that it is on going throughout the day, so anything can happen. From what little information I was told, there is no set schedule on things to occur.  Whether that's true or not, I am not sure.

The Mark Twain was pulling into the dock at this time.

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Refurb, Refurbishment

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama
Checking out the Golden Horseshoe again

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disneyland, Frontierland, Golden Horseshoe, Interactive, Melodrama

Disney, D Tech
Vintage looking iPhone case featuring Donald

Disney, D Tech
Monorail iPhone case

Disney, Merchandise

Disney, Merchandise

Disneyland, Disney Gallery, Artist

Disneyland, Disney Gallery, Artist

Disneyland, Disney Gallery, Artist

Disneyland Resort, World of Disney
Just like the Emporium on Main Street where there are Cashier signs to indicate where to make your purchases, the World of Disney store is following suite

Disneyland Resort, World of Disney

That will conclude today's pictorial
Thanks for stopping by and checking it out

Leave a comment or feedback
I'd love to hear what you have to say :)

Until Next Time...

10 comments:

  1. Can you please update us on how the new tarps for behind the Carsland backdrop, are they done? Maybe a few pics from Katella view would be great for next week pictorial. Thanks

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    1. I drove by there on Wednesday evening, and there had been no progress. So I didn't bother checking it out yesterday.

      I will check in the coming week to see if more tarps have been placed on the backside of the Cars Land and, if progress has been made, post them :)

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  2. I just showed my daughter your duckling picture and she is sooooooo jealous that those ducks will get to grow up in Disneyland. It's so unfair. LOL.

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    1. Yeah, they have no idea how easy they have it when compared to the outside world ;)

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  3. That missing castle spire is a concern. Since at least 2005, the largest turret on the front right side has had a huge dent, clearly visible in your photo, which has never been fixed.

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    1. Exactly. For an icon that is included in millions of pictures, Disney should want it to look its best.

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  4. Do you have any clue if they will be decorating California Adventure for Halloween Time this year(including the New Buena Vista St and Cars land)? Thanks

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  5. Disneyland should just start stocking Halloween items after the 4th of July is over. Good Lord, at least wait until after Labor Day.

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    1. Sometimes I wonder what their sales are like when they first bring out their Halloween merchandise. It;s like, is there that many sales and demand for them to warrant then placing Halloween merchandise two months in advance?!?

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  6. Great ideas here for helping to improve the overall construction site safety. Thanks!

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