PHOTOS: Check Out These Behind the Scenes Photos Commemorating Walt Disney Imagineering’s 70th Anniversary

As Disney fans, we owe so much to all of the fantastic Walt Disney Imagineers that have worked on Disney Parks. From the attractions to the overall theming, each Imagineer has played a unique role in shaping some of our favorite places.


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To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Walt Disney Imagineers, Disney has released some behind-the-scenes pictures that fans will love.

The official Disney Parks Twitter posted four photos, two showing the work that went on behind the scenes and two showing some of the impressive feats the Imagineers have created.

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In the first photo, Walt Disney himself is working on what looks like “it’s a small world” with two Imagineers. According to the official Walt Disney World website, the classic attraction “it’s a small world” was “personally overseen by Walt Disney in support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

In the second photo, we can see a more recent instance of Walt Disney Imagineers working to create that one-of-a-kind Disney magic.

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The official Disney Twitter account also posted pictures to commemorate such an anniversary! In the first photo, we can see an older Mickey Mouse face character with the beginnings of Space Mountain behind them, followed by a picture of an Imagineer hand painting one of the puppets for a Snow White (1937) attraction.

The third photo shows a group of Imagineers as they watch the construction of EPCOT’s Spaceship, Earth, from afar. Lastly, the fourth photo shows two Imagineers inspecting Madame Leota’s crystal ball for the Haunted Mansion.


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For more information and pictures of the work that went on behind the scenes, check out this post by the official Disney Parks Blog!

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.