The LA Times Puts Up Video of Walt Disney World’s Original Construction

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Walt Disney World and Magic Kingdom fans, this video is definitely for you!

The Los Angeles Times has posed a video to their YouTube showcasing the construction of the Magic Kingdom! We get a look at the framework and construction on things like: The Seven Seas Lagoon, Main Street U.S.A., The Haunted Mansion, Cinderella Castle, and more.

I was especially fascinated at how each side of Main Street is a giant steel structure, the 2nd story construction of the park so you can see the utilidors and how they brought in vehicles like the monorails and trains on trucks.

Disney fans usually love seeing things like this so I wanted to share with you all. It’s so odd seeing it all under construction and it really shows what a giant undertaking it all was!

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Hat tip to @bioreconstruct on Twitter for posting about this video. Like always, I do recommend following this account. They are a fantastic resource for Disney news and updates!

Disney has been a big part of my life for years--from family trips to WDW, at a very young age, to growing up on Disney classics, TV, and movies. I've been successfully running social media and websites since 2010. I'm a co-host the YouTube channel Clownfish TV as well as the podcast/ Youtube Pirates and Princesses (PNP) channel. I'm also a former contributor and acting social media manager (built it from the ground up with my husband) at The Kingdom Insider. Certified art teacher and mom! Opinions are all mine.