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Disney Monorails

In this episode of D23 Presents Armchair Archivist, Josh and Melody take a ride on the Disneyland Monorail and meet up with Disney Legend Bob Gurr.
From the initial planning stages to the Monorail System’s ribbon cutting, Bob shares some of his favorite moments about designing (and driving!) one of Disney’s most iconic modes of transportation!

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October 16, 1923 is the Official Start of the Walt Disney Company

Official Start of The Walt Disney Company

When it comes to important dates in the history of The Walt Disney Company, perhaps none is more important than this day, because October 16, 1923 is the official start of The Walt Disney Company. For this auspicious occasion, here’s a D23 trivia question: Who was Disney’s first recurring animated character that had a name? (The answer’s below.) By May of 1923, film…

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