The Troubled History of Rocket Rods & The Abandoned PeopleMover

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Exploring the history of the failed Tomorrowland 1998, the troubled Rocket Rods attraction, and why it became one of the most expensive and short lived attractions in Disney history.

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Special thanks to:

Theme Park Review for use of their Rocket Rod’s POV video:
Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT-LpxQVr4JlrC_mYwJGJ3Q
Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WUbeJgYuHg

Disney Dan – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeqwjbVfwiPVg75sNPZvxmw

MouseSteps / JWL Media – https://www.youtube.com/user/JeffLangeDVD

MrDisneyfanman – https://www.youtube.com/user/MrDisneyfanman

SOURCES:

Welcome to Accountaneering Disney


https://mickeymousepark.com/disneyland-attraction.aspx?Page=3&Ident=550#Secret
http://land.allears.net/blogs/jackspence/2014/06/tomorrowland_part_three_1.html
http://disneyparks.wikia.com/wiki/Rocket_Rods
https://www.ultimaterollercoaster.com/news/archives/may01/stories/050301_01.shtml
http://meettheworldinprogressland.blogspot.com/2009/08/vintage-tomorrowland-ride-vehicles.html
http://davelandweb.com/peoplemover/
http://disneylandcompendium.blogspot.com/2010/08/peoplemover-lives-on.html
https://discuss.micechat.com/forum/disney-theme-park-news-and-discussion/disneyland-resort/176262-old-abandoned-traces-of-disneyland/page2

Starcade


https://forums.wdwmagic.com/threads/carousel-theater-superspeed-tunnel.927943/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocket_Rods

Videos used:

Remodeled Tomorrowland
ozzyray – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YesabifxyAs

Rocket rods footage

David Oneal – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iwR9moPNAw

asdTubeU – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4dko9C_ws0

My Disney Park Memories – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsTXupjg3-0

MrDisneyfanman – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaclR05wkH8

Bob Hakesley – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBZkopqIhG8

Ford Mustang Magic Ride
CinePost – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25Gj9R0AExc

People Mover footage
kindragon8 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owkWtOuQeV4

dvdmc7 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mh1r7EBM5Q

Kevin Yee – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-zHU-1wfXg

ParkHopper – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oggal7RY2ks

Tomorrowland construction
TokyoMagicToo – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_jUBmUZHTA

Rocket rods attraction ThemeparkThrills – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCHX2flC1-U

Other:
Misc Disneyland televised footage – David Oneal – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChXHgizMP54YPQGCHtlHkjw
Tomorrowland 1967 – CFSAS – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DVWi1pb-GI

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