Saturday, February 21, 2009

MICKEY'S
MOUSEORAIL
Mickey's Mouseorail, rebuilt and converted

from the last of the MarkIII bubbletop monorail cars which circled Disneyland 1969-1988,

became Disneyland's first "Moving Attractions

Mouseorail Dimensions

Height 12 FT

Weight 5 tons

Length 40 Ft

Width 8Ft


1990

As part of Disneyland's 35th anniversary festivities,

Mickey's Mouseorail travels across North America

Visiting 25 Cities in the USA and Canada.


Here is the Mouseorail in Palm Springs

Being Greeted by then P.S. Mayor Sonny Bono.


"I Got You Babe"


SPECIAL FEATURES: Base cab and chassis from new Chevrolet commercial truck, with V8 engine and automatic transmission. The Mouseorail uses unleaded gasoline, has a heating and air conditioning system as well as an onboard generator, and seats 16. The bubble section of the Monorail, where once sat the operator, now holds a multi-featured remote facility, offering a bird's-eye view for the on-air personality doing live, mobile radio remotes using state-of-the-art equipment. A custom stereo system provides 200 watts per channel transmitted externally through 25 concealed speakers located throughout the Mouseorail.

  • Television Monitor and VCR
  • Cellular Telephone
  • Mickey "Tail" Lights
  • "Ear-View" Mirrors
  • License Plate: 35 EARS


3 comments:

Viewliner Ltd. said...

Absolutely remarkable. Never knew this existed. Thanks for showing this. This truly amazing. Another piece of Disneyland transportation I did not know about.

Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

I had never seen it either. Viewliner, does it look like it was actually made from one of the original Monorail bodies?

Bigger question; Where is it now and can I buy it?????

Thanks for posting these, Rare and historic!

Vintage Disneyland Tickets said...

I found this on you tube, thought of you!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7G32I0n6sSU