Richard Arsenault on November 10th, 2015

There are a lot of Walt Disney World construction photos, but many are from the air.  Unless Disney allows me to bring a quadcopter  into the park I’m going to have to stick to using ground photos, so when I found this one on I knew I had a great option on my hands to use […]

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Haunted Mansion - Closer-X2

I found these next two old photos on, which is an awesome blog with photos and articles about Disney’s history.  They cover a lot of behind the scenes details such as this article about the Hitchhiking Ghosts effect in the Haunted Mansion.  As one of my favorite rides at Magic Kingdom, I was psyched when I […]

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Richard Arsenault on October 21st, 2015
Here we have a Window To The Past of Big Thunder Mountain

I was at Walt Disney World in October for the EPCOT Food & Wine festival (which you really need to go to if you like Disney, Food, Wine, or Beer!) and while there I photographed a batch of photos to make into Windows To The Past versions.  This will be the first in a series […]

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Richard Arsenault on April 24th, 2014

Bus 242 to Hartford, a new photo in my Windows To The Past project.  Zooming in on the bus shows it’s with “The Short Line”, which some internet searching tells me was a bus line from New London to Hartford. The old photo is from the 1940’s, was taken by Jack Delano, and is part […]

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Richard Arsenault on December 3rd, 2013

It just wouldn’t be right to make a trip to Walt Disney World and not try some photos of their fireworks shows!  We used a Fastpass for EPCOT’s Illuminations show which brought us to a designated area near one of the gift shops in the Showcase Plaza.  We lined up at the entrance little early […]

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