Josh Siegel’s 11/16/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

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It has been a few weeks since we’ve had a phot report on WDW News Today, but WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom yesterday and took some newsworthy photos, thus ending our photo report drought:

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Let’s hop on the monorail…. or not…

What’s this?

A more permanent eatery has been built at the Transportation and Ticket Center

Let’s take the ferry!

Fantasyland cranes visible from miles away

The Magic Kingdom is ready for the holidays

Decorations at the Exposition Hall

Work continues on the facade, even during park hours

We can see you…

The window is actually a door for maintenance

Disney Clothiers facade still behind tarps

The new roof is up at the Mad Tea Party

The new color scheme is not as jarring as the strange lines running up the new roof

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh is back while work continues on the new facade and interactive queue

New signage

The attraction description is under a “Pooh-Coo Clock”

The wait time posted on a scroll

Guests are still be routed through the walls

Pooh’s Thoughtful Spot is now Hundred Acre Goods

Workers finishing the new queue area

Giant book pages will still appear in the new queue

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger are once again greeting guests across the path

Mrs. Potts’ Cupboard will be getting a name change soon to “Fairy Tale Treats”

The Fantasyland pin cart is no more, now the Fantasyland Phineas and Ferb cart is in place…

Whether you enjoy the show or not, you have to agree there has to be a better place to sell this stuff! (The Emporium, County Bounty, etc.)

A look over the Fantasyland walls reveals a lot of new progress on the Fantasyland Forest

Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid is rising quickly

The “Be Our Guest” restaurant is coming along as well

A temporary structure on top of the Little Mermaid building

Maybe we should see if Dumbo will help us see over the walls?

If you print out the next three construction photos, you can make a Fantasyland Forest flip book….

A look from high in the sky at the “Be Our Guest restaurant

The Little Mermaid building

“Be Our Guest” restaurant

Back to Mermaid….

A look into the Pooh interactive queue

Looks like the queue building for “Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid” is going up next to the show building

In Tomorrowland, the Coca-Cola Cool Scanner is still behind walls

We leave you with a shot of Space Mountain

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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