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Snapshots

  1. Golden hammer

    Snapshot Title: Golden hammer
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Denise Disney Miller used this hammer to drive in the final nail during the dedication of the bard, completing its transformation into a museum.



  2. Brogge's toolbox

    Snapshot Title: Brogge's toolbox
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Roger Brogge's Gerstner toolbox (at least, it looks like a Gerstner "Journeyman" model toolbox)



  3. Machinery's Handbook

    Snapshot Title: Machinery's Handbook
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Not sure, but from the looks of it I think it is the 15th Edition, which would make this from around 1957.



  4. Handwritten notes

    Snapshot Title: Handwritten notes
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Margin notes scribbled on an interoffice memo. Disney had a habit of always doing this with a red or blue grease pencil.



  5. Stationary engine

    Snapshot Title: Stationary engine
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Stationary steam engine model, built by David Rose, one of Disney's compatriots



  6. Mickey and the gang

    Snapshot Title: Mickey and the gang
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    One of the many themed train models on display in the barn.



  7. Disney charicature

    Snapshot Title: Disney charicature
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Late artwork of Disney, the Lillie Belle locomotive, and the barn.



  8. 4-4-0 locomotive model

    Snapshot Title: 4-4-0 locomotive model
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    one of many in the museum



  9. Marie and Ollie

    Snapshot Title: Marie and Ollie
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Marie and Ollie Johnson posing on their backyard railroad. For a while, the barn was moved to the Johnson's property for preservation, before being moved to the current location at the LALS museum.



  10. Walt Disney and his train

    Snapshot Title: Walt Disney and his train
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Disney operating what appears to be an early model of the Lillie Belle, on his Carolwood Pacific Railroad.



  11. Disneyland Railroad  plate

    Snapshot Title: Disneyland Railroad plate
    Taken by: Dave Lavery

    Image: Walt Disney's Barn
    Image Owner: Dave Lavery



    Description:

    Disneyland Railroad commemorative plate