At his home in 1950, train enthusiast Walt Disney built the Carolwood Pacific Railroad, an 1/8th scale backyard railroad complete with working ‘live steam’ locomotive. Such was his dedication to the project that the miniature railroad company even had letterhead, seen here. The railroad also inspired the design of Disneyland which opened five years later.
Walt Disney’s Carolwood Pacific Railroad Company, 1950 | Submitted by J.B.

At his home in 1950, train enthusiast Walt Disney built the Carolwood Pacific Railroad, an 1/8th scale backyard railroad complete with working ‘live steam’ locomotive. Such was his dedication to the project that the miniature railroad company even had letterhead, seen here. The railroad also inspired the design of Disneyland which opened five years later.

Walt Disney’s Carolwood Pacific Railroad Company, 1950 | Submitted by J.B.

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