The Little FWRR

October 1, 2011   CPHS Un-Meeting, Walt Disney World

"The Little FWRR" was on display for the CPHS Un-Meeting at the Wilderness Lodge in the Carolwood Pacific Room in the Disney Vacation Club building at Walt Disney World.

Setting up the layout table the night before the meeting:

Here is the layout as displayed, but I wouldn't call it finished:

Guests enjoy watching the hopper cars being dumped by a fork lift. Someone is catching the gumballs!

Here's the layout from another angle with the computer monitor:

A Carolwood member studies the Gateway Depot:

This is what makes all of the work worthwhile. He is watching gumballs being dropped into the hopper cars:

Here's my replica of the old Fort Wilderness playground:

This is the Gumball Factory that loads gumballs into the tipping hopper cars:

The old Fort Wildness sign welcomes guests to the campground:

There is one campsite on the layout, with a '62 VW van. A bald eagle watches over the campground:

Here is another view of "The Little FWRR":

And one more angle showing the front of the Gumball Factory and part of the control electronics interface panel: