McGinnis, George (1929-2017)

Imagineer; he was hired by WED Enterprises in 1966 after Walt Disney saw his working model of a high-speed transportation system. For 30 years, he was an industrial and show designer for Disney park attractions and ride systems, including Progress City, Adventure Thru Inner Space, the Walt Disney World Monorail System, Space Mountain, Horizons, and Indiana Jones Adventure. He also designed robots Maximillian and V.I.N.Cent for The Black Hole and SMRT-1 for EPCOT Center.