The Sweep Spot - Former Disneyland Cast Members Talking Disneyland (podcasts)
The Sweep Spot # 175 - History of Big Thunder Ranch Area

In this episode we take a look at an area that is no longer there. That is Big Thunder Ranch. This area which opened in 1986 hosted a petting zoo, a cabin, a farm, an arena, restaurant, restrooms, and more over the years. For many this was there favorite place to eat, or maybe a quiet place to sit, or a place to see a show. Disneyland is a place that has always had changes, and I know many of us have great memories of attractions of the past, or places like Big Thunder Ranch. So in this episode we talk about the history of this place of the past. Plus the latest in the Disneyland Resort current events. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com and show notes.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 8:47am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 174 - A Tour of Disneyland in 1986

In this episode we take a virtual tour of Disneyland in the year 1986. We talk about the attractions that were there then, and to help us on this tour we welcome listener of the show, and former Disneyland cast member Brian Levine. Plus the latest in Disneyland current events. For our book Cleaning the Kingdom all about our time working at Disneyland in Custodial, buy it now at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:19am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 173 - Restrooms at Disneyland

In this episode we have the latest current events around the Disneyland Resort, and our main topic is all about Restrooms at Disneyland. We discuss how Disneyland keeps them so clean, our experiences working in them, and a tour of all the Restrooms at Disneyland Park. Come join us for some potty talk on The Sweep Spot. For more stories of all aspects of Custodial at Disneyland and insider stories go to www.thesweepspot.com to order your book today.

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:20am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 172 - Tour of Disneyland in 1965

In this episode we take a virtual walk through Disneyland in the year 1965. This year Disneyland was celebrating 10 years. The park had grown, and was on the verge of adding a new Land, and some attractions. Join us as we walk through Disneyland in 1965 and see what attractions were there and which ones were not yet, and which ones, were about to open. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom at our website www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 7:16am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 171 - Interview with Voice actor Pete Renaday

In this episode we welcome Pete Renaday to the show. Pete is a voice actor and and actor. He has voiced for cartoons, movies, and theme parks. He has done voices for The Country Bear Jamboree, Mission to Mars, Mark Twain, Sailing Ship Columbia, and many more. Enjoy us as we discuss his great career. Plus some Disneyland Resort Current Events. Cleaning the Kingdom is on sale still for $13 Until the end of the year, get it now at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:07am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 170 - A Man with Many Disneyland Custodial Stories

In this episode we welcome back retired Disneyland Custodian Harry. Harry started at Disneyland in 1962, and worked there for over 40 years. He has many great stories about working at Disneyland. We also have the latest in the Disneyland current events. Plus buy our book Cleaning the Kingdom at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 12:29am MDT

The Sweep Spot #169 - Tour of Disneyland in 1995

In this episode we have our Disneyland current events, then we welcome Jeff Tucker from the podcast 91 Reasons to our show. Jeff is here to help us walk around Disneyland as if it were the year 1995. We  virtually walk through each land and talk about what attractions were there then, and which ones are not any longer, or not yet. It is a fun discussion, so come along with us back to 1995. Plus get our book Cleaning the Kingdom at our website at www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:30am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 168 - The History of The Haunted Mansion Disneyland Part 3

In this episode we finish up our look at the history of The Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. In this episode we take a tour of the attraction, scene by scene, plus you get to hear the scenes from the attraction as we go along. We also touch a bit on our experiences working in Custodial around and in this attraction. Enjoy this episode. You can buy our book Cleaning the Kingdom at our website www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:21am MDT

The Sweep Spot #167 - The History of The Haunted Mansion Disneyland Part 2

In this episode we continue our look at the history of The Haunted Mansion, in part 2 of this series. For more about The Sweep Spot visit www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 6:40am MDT

The Sweep Spot # 166 - Most Senior Custodian to Work at Disneyland

    In this episode we are super excited to talk to our friend and former Co Worker. His name is Harry and he worked at Disneyland from 1962 to 2004. He saw so many changes to the park and management over his 42 years of service at Disneyland in the custodian department. This is probably just one part of many discussions with Harry about his time at Disneyland. Enjoy and listen to living history of Disneyland. www.thesweepspot.com

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Category:Podcasts -- posted at: 11:17am MDT