Shawn Hutchison’s 5/11/09 Photo Report

Shawn Hutchison returns today with his first photo report in about a month. Let’s get to it:

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and every mom got a free carnation

Don Edgren’s new window on Main Street USA

And Rolly Crump’s new window

They’ve started to put some of the pieces back up on the Astro Orbitor

These colors don’t appear to have changed that much, but there may be different colored pieces coming

The fountains at Cosmic Waves are still in the process of being removed

Monorail Blue at the Tomorrowland Station

Work on the damaged section of Monorail track

Monorail Orange making the rounds

Orange entering the Monorail Station

The walls came down at the Pixie Hollow queue last week. New lighting and fountain effects have been installed

“What’s the time Mr. Rabbit?”

A cool way to hide the camera

Just thought this was a nice shot

Peter Pan’s Flight is currently closed for refurbishment

Flights to Neverland recommence on June 8th, 2009

The salon portion of the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique opened last month

Some nice theming around the salon

Wait… People at Celebration Roundup!?

This has gotta be the most people I’ve ever seen here!

How appropriate

The Hungry Bear Restaurant is closed for refurbishment through May 15th, 2009

Over at Disney’s California Adventure… Jr. Chef at the Bountiful Valley Farm Stage as part of the Food and Wine Festival

That’s one big popsicle!

Mickey’s Fun Wheel is now open

Work on World of Color

Now for Shawn’s first ride on the newly improved Fun Wheel

Shawn rode the Non-Swinging Gondola to get some good shots from up in the air


To your left are the non-swinging gondolas and to the right are the swinging gondolas

Dinosaur Jack’s Sunglass Shack closes on May 26th, 2009

Jack will always be watching

Prep work for The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Undersea Adventure

The new Up Pre-Parade running in front of the Pixar Play Parade

The costumes look really true to their animated counterparts

The main character of the movie, Carl Fredricksen

Boy scout Russell

The float is themed a whole lot nicer than the previous Bolt Pre-Parade

Dug the Dog

Now for a few photos from the lovely Pixar Play Parade

Thanks for your report Shawn!