In the Fall of ’97, I got pulled off Water Tank (the first step of the now-closed Backlot Tour, may it RIP) to work a few shifts at “The Making of…”. This was a walking tour that gave guests a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of one of Disney’s latest movies. At that time, it … Continue reading The Great Movie Ride – from above!
The control booth, or “tower”, as we called it, deep inside Space Mountain – where the ride is actually operated from – is a ‘cozy’ space. About the size of a small kitchen, it houses two people most of the time, each one responsible for their respective side of the attraction (Space Mountain in Florida … Continue reading Trouble in Space Mountain