Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wordless Wednesday

This week's Wordless Wednesday theme is April Calender shot..

With Friday the 13th happening this April and my Tombs series, I found this picture highly appropriate!

Now onto the tombstone:

A Train
Made a staine
of Absent- Minded
Uncle Blaine
Rest in Pieces

Disney Legend since 1993, Blaine Gibson specialized in Animation and Imagineering.  He created hundreds of Audio-Animatronics, and sculpted all 41 presidents (thru Clinton) for the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World.  His theme park contributions include work on the Tiki Room, Pirates of the Caribbean, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, Pirates of the Caribbean, and of course, the Haunted Mansion.

Walt was friends with a pigeon that day!
Also in 1993, he created the Partners Statue that you see in Disneyland (and replicated at Walt Disney World!)

Focused on the Magic


  1. Love the Haunted Mansion but had no idea who "Uncle Blaine" was! Thanks for the trivia!!

  2. Great shot of the mansion - thanks for sharing!

  3. After all my recent research on Blaine Gibson, I had no idea he "rested" at the Haunted Mansion! Thank you for another fantastic Disney tidbit.

  4. Love how you tied April to the tombstone! Great pic.

  5. LOL - eeeeewwwww! Sounds like Blaine worked on some of my favorites!!

  6. Wow, had no idea that Uncle Blaine was the Blaine Gibson! Thanks so much another very interesting tidbit!

  7. Well, many thanks to Uncle Blain! And thanks again to you, for more interesting Disney tidbits!

  8. Very nice choice! I love all the background info you are sharing on the tombstones!

  9. Great info! Love the shot of the Mansion too.