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Old 08-22-2008, 07:17 AM   #796
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Silly question time!

I saw this in the lobby but I actually have no idea what it is. It looks like it might be used for transporting logs on the railroad. Can anyone enlighten me please and what is it called?

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Old 08-22-2008, 07:20 AM   #797
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Old 08-22-2008, 10:05 AM   #798
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Great photos!
We just booked a week this December in WL and I just cannot wait!
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Old 08-22-2008, 01:59 PM   #799
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I saw this in the lobby but I actually have no idea what it is. It looks like it might be used for transporting logs on the railroad. Can anyone enlighten me please and what is it called?

That's a railroad hand car. Two people would pump the middle handle to make them move along the rail. I think it was just used to travel faster when building. As far as I know, they were only used for human transport rather than carrying anything like logs, but I could be mistaken.

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Old 08-23-2008, 06:22 PM   #800
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Old 08-23-2008, 06:26 PM   #801
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That's a railroad hand car. Two people would pump the middle handle to make them move along the rail. I think it was just used to travel faster when building. As far as I know, they were only used for human transport rather than carrying anything like logs, but I could be mistaken.
Thank you! Actually I can see now that it's too small to carry logs - I just saw them next to it which made me wonder. I really like the look of it.
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Old 08-23-2008, 06:37 PM   #802
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Old 08-23-2008, 07:15 PM   #803
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These pictures were taken in Nov 2001. These are of a 1 bedroom villa at VWL.







































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Old 08-23-2008, 08:49 PM   #804
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OMG, This thread is awesome! We're booked in a dedicated 2 bedroom in the villas checking in on Wednesday! I honestly, only booked VWL b/c we've never stayed there before, and I want to try all of the DVC resorts. But the pics look amazing! Can't wait! You think there's anyway I can make the next 3 days go any faster!!!!!!!! And definitely be on the look-out from pics by yours truly after Labor Day!
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OMG, This thread is awesome! We're booked in a dedicated 2 bedroom in the villas checking in on Wednesday! I honestly, only booked VWL b/c we've never stayed there before, and I want to try all of the DVC resorts. But the pics look amazing! Can't wait! You think there's anyway I can make the next 3 days go any faster!!!!!!!! And definitely be on the look-out from pics by yours truly after Labor Day!
Stephanie, we'll be one of your neighbors - booked a 1br unit from the 27th through the 1st. As my sig indicates, WL *is* home to us. I think you'll love it! See ya at the pool!
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:49 PM   #806
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Stephanie, we'll be one of your neighbors - booked a 1br unit from the 27th through the 1st. As my sig indicates, WL *is* home to us. I think you'll love it! See ya at the silver springs pool!
Funny, those are our exact dates. We're celebrating dniece's bday this trip (8/31)! Be on the lookout for for 3 crazy kids under 5! We have our hands full this trip!
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DaveH. Thanks for the pictures! Now I want to book at the villas too!!

Is that a towel angel?
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Old 08-24-2008, 05:14 PM   #808
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DaveH. Thanks for the pictures! Now I want to book at the villas too!!

Is that a towel angel?
Yes it was an angel. It was there when we arrived. This was in 2001. The villas I believe were about a year old. We will be there again on Nov 29. Just can't wait.
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Old 08-24-2008, 06:54 PM   #809
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Great photos DaveH !!!

Keep fueling my addiction fellow Dis friends !!!

Nucpharm29--- I will be anxiously awaiting your photos to fuel my WL photo addiction--- take tons of them & have FUN !!!!!!

Thank you DaveH for those great VWL photos, how cozy!!

98 days until my first stay at WL !!!
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Old 08-27-2008, 06:47 PM   #810
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OMG, This thread is awesome! We're booked in a dedicated 2 bedroom in the villas checking in on Wednesday! I honestly, only booked VWL b/c we've never stayed there before, and I want to try all of the DVC resorts. But the pics look amazing! Can't wait! You think there's anyway I can make the next 3 days go any faster!!!!!!!! And definitely be on the look-out from pics by yours truly after Labor Day!
We are always looking for someone just returning to share photos of the WL and you just offered them up, so we will be waiting. Thanks for sharing in advance Wishing you a MAGICAL trip.
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