From the WDFM Archives: Walt's Love of Trains
Manage episode 312289915 series 3232422
First aired: January 5, 2015
For our newest exhibition, All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt's Trains learn more about his lifelong passion for trains. In the Grand Circle Tour, hear from Walt himself about his early fascination for train in Marceline, Missouri to building his very own railroad in his backyard. Guest curator, Michael Campbell shares insight about Walt's passion manifesting itself into Disney short cartoons, feature films, and in Walt's personal life at home. Hear from President of Lionel, LLC Howard Hitchcock about how Disney saved the company with the production of the Mickey Mouse handcar back in the 1930s.