Tag Archives: Signage

Things: One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Cartoon Kingdom

Cartoon Kingdom is a local memorabilia store that sells all kinds of toys and collectibles featuring most of your favorite characters and IPs from movies and animation. I’ve visited the store for years and have certainly purchased my fair share … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Die Cast 1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

The Mother Road is so iconic that many companies have incorporated at least the number ’66’ into their names in an attempt to ride the popularity to increased business and profits. The Phillips Petroleum Company was no exception, thus: Phillips … Continue reading

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Sinclair Oil Corporation Inspired Dinoco

The Sinclair Oil Corporation is an American petroleum corporation, founded by Harry F. Sinclair on May 1, 1916, by combining the assets of 11 small petroleum companies. Originally a New York corporation, Sinclair Oil reincorporated in Wyoming in 1976. The … Continue reading

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Canada’s Wonderland: Fun Stuff

As in any theme park, the designers like to add fun or humorous touches. Canada’s Wonderland is no exception! Most of the shops in the park were pretty basic, but nicely decorated. This one, called Thrills Are Wonderland, had this … Continue reading

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Disney Adventure Is Out There! – Adventure Tower, Disneyland

If you have a chance to visit the Disneyland Hotel, be sure to check out this great sign outside the Adventureland Tower. It’s 3D and is a great nod to the famous Jungle Cruise attraction in the neighboring Disneyland!

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Disney Signage – Guests without Baggage Only, Please!

I think I’ve only entered a Disney park once without a bag. Usually I’m carrying at least a camera case with my camera equipment and camcorder in it and my wife has her purse, so it’s off to the long … Continue reading

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Br’er Chicken on Splash Mountain

Uncle Remus didn’t tell too many stories about ol’ Br’er Chicken, but I know he exists. There is evidence aplenty of his cowardly inclination in the Splash Mountain queue at Walt Disney World. Have you seen it? Well, I declare, … Continue reading

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Photography Tips 101 for the Disney Parks

Hello, picture-taking fans! Today, I thought I’d do a Photography 101 post for everyone who’s ever wondered what to take a picture of when visiting Disneyland or Walt Disney World. Now you all know that I’m a non-award winning photographer … Continue reading

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Red Car Trolley Tin Sign from Disney’s California Adventure

Guest Contributor: Nick Maglio This Red Car Trolley tin sign hangs in our kitchen. . . We picked it up during a Red Car Trolley buying spree, for $34.95. . . . I love the graphics on the box. . … Continue reading

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