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| PeopleMover (July 1967-
| Guests were transported around Tomorrowland and through various Tomorrowland attractions via a train of cars that never stopped moving along the elevated track.|
View Of PeopleMover From Tomorrowland En
PeopleMover In Load Station
Aerial View Of PeopleMover Load Station
PeopleMover Vehicle During Construction
PeopleMover During Construction
PeopleMover During Construction
PeopleMover Construction Near Autopia
Standard Operating Procedure Manual
The people mover was built 1/5 its actual design size. It was tested at Disneyland and then supposed to be used in the City of Epcot (which was never built) to move people from the neighborhoods to the hub of the city where they would catch a monorail to go to work. 20% of the electro-magnet motors can go down and it will still function properly.
The SuperSpeed Tunnel was added in 1977.
Tron footage added in 1982.
4,900 guests could ride per hour
The ride traveled at 6 mph.
The electro-magnet motors operated on 480VAC and were spaced 9 feet apart
There were 55 trains that could carry 4,600 people per hour
The design for th
You are now beginning a grand circle tour of Tomorrowland, aboard the Peoplemover. The first system of its kind in the world. Since its 1967 opening, the Peoplemover has carried over 50 million guests.
Across the way is Star Tours, a thrilling new adventure, inspired by the George Lucas Star Wars film.
Hello, I am C3PO, and this is my counterpart, R2D2, welcome to the Star Tours Tomorrowland space port.
Below us is the Star Trade, where you'll find the largest selection of Disney signature clothing, toys and gift items here at the Magic Kingdom.
You are about to enter one of Tomorrowland's most exciting attractions, Space Mountain. For everyone's safety, we remind you to please remain
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Dateline: December 07, 2010
You may be distracted by the holiday lights and decorations at Disneyland this time of year, but if you look closely, lots of weird secrets are waiting to be discovered all over the iconic amusement park.
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Marvelous Mechanized Magic Kingdom
Dateline: October 01, 2010
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Is Disneyland Bringing Back Peoplemover
Dateline: September 25, 2010
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Dateline: August 27, 2010
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When it was
Death And Injury
Ricky Lee Yama Crushed To Death
Date: August 01, 1967
Ricky Lee Yama, a 17-year-old Hawthorne, CA, resident, was killed when he disregarded safety instructions and exited his People Mover car as the ride was passing through a tunnel. Yama slipped as he was jumping from »
Gerardo Gonzales Crushed To Death
Date: June 01, 1980
Gerardo Gonzales, a recent San Diego high school graduate, was killed on the People Mover. Gonzales, in the early morning hours of a Grad Nite celebration, was climbing from car to car as the People Mover entered the »
4 Castmembers Suffer Smoke Inhalation
Date: June 26, 1993
A fire broke out on a Disneyland attraction Friday, causing minor injuries to four people and forcing the closure of the Tomorrowland section for about 90 minutes.
About 15 firefighters from Anaheim and several »
Then and Now Photo