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    Spotted these old/other trams out in the Pinocchio lot.
    Speaking of the lot, it was empty except for a couple busses/rvs.. (when I left it was full)
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    I headed over to the Disneyland Hotel. The walls have been moved to the other half of the Drams Tower
    The center doors were blocked off so you have to enter from the far side
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    The exterior elevator is covered and next to it is a work lift.
    A temporary tent to take advantage of the holiday weekend.
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    I could not remember if I had any shots of the open Board Factory, so here is one.
    Some painting going on
    Next stop DCA.. the crowds were heavy at both parks.
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    The water was still off (or off again) at the waterfalls.
    No visible progress/work here.
    Inside it looks like they have gutted it.
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    The walls are finally down near the Bay Area.
    Just a fence up around the new tree
    The parade route lights have been installed on one Bay side of the street.
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    New speakers are being installed too
    The Mermaid walls seem to have been pushed a bit further out.
    The left most portion was sunk to show level.
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    The arches are being installed in the viewing area.
    Some of the boardwalk is installed
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    More planks waiting to be installed
    Out on the swings the walls are going up.
    The railings are in and being painted
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    A better shot of the speakers
    Here you can see the other arch on the far side.
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    With the platform sunk you can make out the fountains a little easier. Here you can see several as well as one of the flame/fire nozzles
    Looks like strobs or some other type of light has been added to the fountains
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    I like the chairs to watch the work from..
    Looks to be some boardwalk work, but hard to tell
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    I always get requests for equipment shots so here are a few
    A diver popped up on the platform.
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    Working our way around to the Swings.
    Not much visible progress on the steel.
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    By the time I made it up in the Fun Wheel (it was a 20 min wait) the platform was back up).
    A look at the Mermaid work
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    For scale notice the front end loader and the guy on the left.
    Rebar waiting to be installed
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    The shape of the viewing area is complete and the details are starting to emerge
    Track is being installed for the Racers..
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    Prepping the next piece
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    More pieces to be installed
    Back to World of Color... here you can see the boardwalk
    And one of the archways
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    Back to the Swings
    A look at the chairs.
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    A section of the platform nearest the Zephyr was open/removed
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    A closer shot of the interactive fountain
    Made it around again so some more shots of Cars Land
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    The mound of dirt that was here is mostly gone now.
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    More fresh concrete.. looks to be one of the last areas, I did not see any dirt spots (except the planters).
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    An overview look at Cars Land
    And the Viewing area/Little Mermaid
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    The concrete work nearest the Zephyr looks just about done.
    Over to the SS Rustworthy area now where some barriers were up blocking off the surf boards
    Looks like one is gone/broken.
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    A look over at the Swings from the Rustworthy
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    With the crowds today the walkway seemed even smaller.
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    The attraction wait time signs are back, no more temporary signs
    The Lady Bug Boggie is back too
    Some rail work
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    One of the longest waits I have seen in a long time
    No visible progress here
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    Aladdin was only running the weekend now.
    A new sign to tell you what is down the backlot and how to get there.
    Some painting in the Esplanade
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    The old stroller building work looks to be wrapping up
    Looking through the fence looks like they closed off the counter.
    Work continues on Main Street in Town Square.
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    There are a few Valentines Day decorations up
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    The walls are down here too.
    The Corn Dog Wagon is gone.
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    The wait times around 2:40pm
    The Frontierland bridge is reopened
    Still no water though.
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    The corn dogs are on the menu at the Stage Door Cafe
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    A look at the River work..
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    Some work in NOS.
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    A sign for the celebration
    The props and tech coming out for the show
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    The procession starts back by the courtyard
    The show consists of four dancers, the princess (who sings/narrates/etc..), and then the band.
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    They make their way out to the area near the sign and perform a half dozen songs from the film.
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    The crowd that gathered for the show
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    The Railroad was closed temporarily.
    The Princess has moved to be with the others in Fantasyland now.
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    The Astro Orbitor was down.
    Disneyland 55 merchandise in Tomorrowland.
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    Still no signs for Captain E-O
    They were doing a CM preview/test run though and I saw several trying to find their way in...
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    The floor in the Starcade has been redone
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    The walls are down here.
    Looks like water installation (probably for a sink for a cart).
    The walls were also down near the Kodak kiosk.. a sink was installed.
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    Goofy roaming around Toontown
    Minnie had some Valentine decorations too
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    The walls are still up around the gift shop
    The tarps are all down in Critter Country
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    A look at the River work from the train.
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    Hmm.. some markers and grading along the Rivers edge
    The track looks to be completely removed now
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    The walls are down near the parade viewing area too, a sink was installed for the carts here.
    The Flag Retreat
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    Spotted this one St Patricks Day item
    Over to DCA. The walkway lights were on.
    As were lights in the viewing area
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    Some shots from the Zephyr
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    Some equipment for the platform was docks near the swings
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    The Fun Wheel LEDs were not on.
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    Back to Disneyland..
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    Friday marked Lincolns 201st birthday.
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    They said no flash photography or video lighting, and several people were taking regular pictures, so I snapped a few too.
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    A shot of the new Main Street Cinema floor..
    Noticed out in Tomorrowland that under the wrap was still the Honey I Shrunk the Audience sign
    Even though there was no food being sold, the tables at the Tomorrowland Terrace were full.
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    Back to DCA.. now you can really see the lights
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    The spot lights were up.
    And the projector housings were open
    Two of the three platforms were at show level.
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    They kept moving one corner of the center platform up and down.
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    The lights near the viewing area were raised and cycled.
    The last platform was lowered to show level.
    They cycled through each spotlight, one by one.
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    Then ran through a series of fountain tests
    More spot light sequences
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    All the lights were then turned on the viewing area and a tech walked around to check each one.
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    Color tests
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    The lights were then focussed on Screamin
    The front/center screen was turned on and they did some alignment tests
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    Two of the large screens were turned on (no projectors though)
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    After this test they went back to just the midst screens then I decided it was time to head out.
    Almost a great shot (just a few seconds too late to get in position to center Mickey).
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    There was a good crowd at DCA (and the Esplanade) watching the show. Too bad inside DCA they did not pump the soundtrack.. I understand the Esplanade but in the park?
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