The Lillie Belle

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  1. YesDear

    YesDear <font color=red>Admired by the Tag Fairy for such

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    The Lillie Belle train car at Disneyland is the car that Walt built for Lillian his wife. He never got to ride it because he died before it was finished. Lillian used it until her death to ride celebrities and royalty. It sat in a warehouse for years. It has been refurbished and now is used on a limited basis. It is never used if it rains to protect the carpets. You have to reserve a seat and it is very limited. We got to ride on Monday. Very hard to take pictures with others on the train. I hope you like what I was able to take.

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  3. fireplug

    fireplug <font color=red>Keeper of the Flame<br><font color

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    Very Cool! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Gianna'sPapa

    Gianna'sPapa DIS Veteran

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    Thanks for posting, those are gorgeous shots!:thumbsup2 I'm jealous that you got to ride!
     
  5. Marlton Mom

    Marlton Mom My favorite ride is the "ladies room"...... it's a

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    Awesome Pix!! Thanks for posting!!! My DH and DS took the Behind the Steam Trains tour so they would love to see this!

    Marlton Mom
     
  6. WDWFigment

    WDWFigment Owner of Disney Tourist Blog

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    Recent dinner at Club 33?
     
  7. Pugrpooh

    Pugrpooh DIS Veteran

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    How do you get reservations? We'll be at Disneyland next month and this looks fun.
     
  8. ChiSoxKeith

    ChiSoxKeith DIS Veteran

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    Thank you for sharing!
     
  9. mom2rtk

    mom2rtk DIS Veteran

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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing!
     
  10. ssanders79

    ssanders79 NO FLASH photography means just that!

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    Stunning, this is very cool. Thank you for sharing it with us.
     
  11. Marty Joe

    Marty Joe DIS Veteran

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    I'm still learning things about Walt! That is just too cool!
     
  12. crz4mm2

    crz4mm2 <font color=teal>Most of the time I just sit and s

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    That's awesome! What a cool thing to get to do.
     
  13. disneyfaninaz

    disneyfaninaz It takes faith, trust & pixie dust!

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    Thank you for the beautiful pictures. My family was lucky enough to ride in the Lillie Belle a few years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it.
     
  14. YesDear

    YesDear <font color=red>Admired by the Tag Fairy for such

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    to ride the Lillie Belle you go to the train station first thing upon arrival and ask to have your name put on the list. They will tell you when to come back.

    Tom: No Club 33. We have not developed our Disneyland contacts enough to get to go! On the bucket list though!!
     
  15. KCmike

    KCmike Never have fallen asleep on any

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    We rode it as well last summer. I love how the lamps come on in the tunnels. Also if you ask they will show you the photograph album in the car of Walt and his trains. I think the name is spelled Lilly Belle on the car.

    If you take the Walk in Walt's Footsteps tour you get to see the inside waiting room and elevator of Club 33. Great Tour. I almost teared up at the end. I'm man enough to say.

    If you take the Hollywood Tour of Adventures by Disney you get to go inside Walt's apartment in Disneyland and go into the studios in Burbank. Maybe someday.

    Great shots by the way.
     
  16. boBQuincy

    boBQuincy <font color=green>I am not carrying three pods<br>

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    Thanks for sharing your really good photos of a fascinating subject! You are having too much fun! ;)
     
  17. Pugrpooh

    Pugrpooh DIS Veteran

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    Thanks! We'll be there for 3 days so hopefully it will work out.
     

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