The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland

In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Attractions Cast Member David Smith. Dave worked at Disneyland starting in the year 1978, and he has some great stories to tell, and we take a look at what was going on in Disneyland in that year. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events, and more. For show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more visit www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 1:11pm MDT

In this episode we welcome Bill Watkins to the show. Bill worked WED Enterprises from 1966 to 1985. He was Project Engineer for the WEDway People Mover, for Big Thunder Mountain, Space Mountain and more. Plus we welcome Michael from ConciEars and Erick to discuss the Run Disney event in April. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. For info on the show, and our book go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:03am MDT

 In this episode we welcome comedian, former Universal Studios Hollywood Tram Tour Guide, theme park fan, and founder of Fake Theme Park, Jason Ginsburg. We have a not so Disney conversation, but a fun one that I'm sure you will find entertaining. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at our website www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:25am MDT

In this episode we take a look at the year 1998 at Disneyland. It was a significant year for us at The Sweep Spot because our very own Lynn Barron started in Custodial at Disneyland. It was also a year of changes, and many in the near future. With the New Tomorrowland, and the start to what would eventually become the Disneyland Resort. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Current Events. Get our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more at our website www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 9:56am MDT

In this episode we welcome back Disney Historian, and Author Jim Korkis. Jim is the author of the Vault of Walt book series and many more, and his latest More Secret Stories of Disneyland book. We talk about Disneyland in the year 1968, which was considered a quiet year, as far as developments, but we found plenty to talk about. Plus latest in Disneyland Resort Current events, Lynn's trip report and more. For info on our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, links and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:42pm MDT

In this episode we welcome former Disneyland Matterhorn climber John Artherton to the show. John was a performer as well as a climber, from 1966 to 1969. he has some great stories about his time climbing the Matterhorn, and more. Plus we have the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. For our book Cleaning the Kingdom, show notes, T shirts, and more go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am MDT

In this episode we decided to slow things down and take a look at all the changes going on and coming to the Disneyland Resort. To do this we welcome friend, web master, and author Russell Flores to our show. We discuss a wide variety of topics at the Disneyland. Hope you enjoy! For info on our podcast and book Cleaning the Kingdom go to www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:43am MDT

In this episode we welcome Greg who is a former Disneyland Security Cast member, and also a podcaster on Micecast, and youtuber. We had a great time talking with Greg about working at Disneyland, Disneyland history, and much more. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Get our book and more at www.thesweepspot.com

 

 

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:24pm MDT

In this episode we welcome back Brian Levine to our show. Brian worked at Disneyland in the late 80's on the Disneyland Railroad, Omnibus,and more. He also was there during some of the crazy promotions Disneyland had in 1988 like the Ferris Wheel at the Main Street Train Station, and the Hub. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Plus get our book, and more at www.thesweepspot.com
 
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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 1:34pm MDT

In this episode we welcome retired Custodial Cast Member Tim Cluney to the show. Tim started at Disneyland in 1969 and retired in 1995. He worked 3rd shift, Graveyard, and then went to management and worked days. Tim has some great stories working the night and what it was like. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort Current Events. Form show notes, our book Cleaning the Kingdom and more go to www.thesweepspot.com If you order book from website it will be signed by authors. Also it is on Kindle, Nook, Itunes, and Audible

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 10:55am MDT