Tag Archives: Transportation

Photo Spot: Chain Drive Transmission

Now that should get ‘er done! In the early days of automotive design and fabrication, things were more industrial. How something looked took a back seat to making it work as inexpensively as possible. And so, we have the fully … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Vintage Work Vehicle with Cargo

My wife dropped her iPhone 7 in the kitchen sink while washing the dishes and so we had to address our phone situation. As I make more use of a phone with my business, we opted for me to buy … Continue reading

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornament – Cruella De Ville Car

101 Dalmatians is a lot of dogs! Disney’s movie featuring the little spotted mutts was released in 1961 and was based on the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith. It was the 17th feature-length animated film from the mouse… about … Continue reading

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Things: Toy Story Slinky Dog on Model Train Layout

We just recently visited The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI for the first time in over three years. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of the new exhibits that they’ve created since the pandemic started. There’s a nice little model … Continue reading

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Mattel Donald Duck Talking Airplane Toy

“You know it’s Mattel, because it’s swell!” I bet it’s been a long time since you heard that during a toy commercial! But it does describe this Donald Duck talking airplane toy, for sure. I picked this up at a … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Lightning McQueen Toddler Helmet

Unfortunately, this entry into my Found Disney series is not one I could ever use myself! I found this Lightning McQueen toddler helmet at Walmart today and just couldn’t resist at least holding it and photographing it: This may be … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Peek-a-Boo Monorail Orange

The Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World isn’t just unique because of its modular construction and design. It also just happens to have a Monorail transportation system linked to it. In fact, they run right through the middle of it! … Continue reading

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Funko POP! Mickey & Minnie on the Peoplemover

This has the makings of being yet another cash grab by Disney/Funko! But we’ll get to that a little later in the post. These Funko POP! Mickey and Minnie on the Peoplemover figurines are amazing. Will the endless variations to … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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History 101: Mickey Mouse Welcomes the SS Normandie

Mickey was just over 5 years old when he first appeared in the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in 1934. One year later he would welcome the equally famous Ocean Liner the SS Normandie when it sailed into New York Harbor … Continue reading

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