Josh Siegel’s 1/28/11 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom on Friday and has a number of newsworthy photos from around the park to share with us:

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The temporary Winnie the Pooh meet and greet in Fantasyland, no word on where this is going after the expansion is complete

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No bouncing today…

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The Tomorrowland Speedway continues to be ripped up to make room for the dueling Dumbos…

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Some props have already been removed from Pete’s Garage in Toontown

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More Speedway work

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This picture spot will soon be history

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Say goodbye to the character houses, but the rest is staying

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The Magic Kingdom merchandise for 2011 is being sold in Fantasyland

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The artwork is very nice

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Grumpy seems to be the only one upset about this Mine Train…

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New garbage cans for the forrest section of Fantasyland? or temporary?

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Work continues on Under The Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid

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Belle’s Village is taking shape

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The first towers of Prince Eric’s castle rise

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View of the construction is blocked at the Royal Table

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The sloped roof of the cottage is quite obvious

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Mermaid just looks like a concrete block right now

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This structure appears to be “Bonjour! Village Gifts”

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There is some work going on here as well…

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Both sides of the castle are walled off

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The Adventureland bridge is being replaced with a flat bridge to make it more wheelchair accessible

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The roof of the old bridge is gone

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Guests are being routed onto a temporary bridge

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Why not keep the side bridge for guests in wheelchairs and not touch the old bridge?

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As you can see, it is very temporary

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We’re still not sure if the giant projectors for “The Magic, The Memories, and You” go down…

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The Confectionary facade will be under tarps until June

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Work continues to get the Exposition Hall ready for Mickey, Minnie and the Princesses in the Spring

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They are really ripping the place apart

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Tony’s is using a separate entrance at this time

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A lone hallway of what was a giant room now holds all the Photopass desks

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Guests are sent in the side entrance of Exposition Hall to queue for the Photopass desks

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The garden to the left of City Hall is also behind tarps

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This is the location in Tomorrowland chosen for the temporary Mickey and Minnie meet and greet while Exposition Hall is prepared

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This area used to be a smoking section before the Space Mountain refurbishment in 2009