Disney's Christmas Carol Train To Train tour MapFlyer Front

Sunday August 30th , 09 - This Morning Mother and I waited over 2 hours both inside
  and outside the Durham Museum to see the promotional and behind the scene
  displays of the upcoming Disney's Christmas Carol movie inside the train
  parked just south of Museum.  Afterward we viewed a sneak preview of the movie.
Insde the Train - Scale Model Dispaly View Train & Waiting Line

The Long Wait
   We waited in the line that folded several times between benches in the south portion of the lobby,
   doubled back in the Union Station Gallery, South of Lobby

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... Down the east stairs... ... doubled back in the Trish & Dick Davidson Gallery and ...
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Above: The line on stairs and next to train cars ...
Dickens era Caroler sings in the lower level
.. and line continues out the door.
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Look East from door The ticket   Look west ... .... train entry

Inside the Train
    Finally, we toured Disney's Christmas Carol Train's
   4 displays cars. 4o minute goes by in a flash
Flyer FrontTrain from Lower left corner of the mapTo Train tour Map

First Car - This car has Artifacts on loan from Charles Dickens' Museum in London.

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Above:  The Portrait Gallery
   Character Images from Movie
Next to corresponding costume 

  The Landscape Gallery
  Framed  flat screens feature
  movie Concept art

Second Car – Showcase various scale models use in making of the movie.

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Big Ben sweep Carriage Hearse, Fred's House, Scrooge's Office

Second Car Middle – Show motion/performance Capture technology - Sound stage

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   Display on HP monitor, highlights various stage of
   Production from motion Capture to final Rending

Third & Forth Car - Mission Control & Christmas Spirit Parlor Car

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  explore Dickens London envision by the
  movie and to morph our faces into a
  character from the movie. Me: Tiny Tim

Forth Car:  This parlor get us in Holiday
  festive  before leaving the train.
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Sneak Peak & View Train
   After touring the train, up on the museum's parking in a (air supported) theater tent that resemble a
   Dickens' era London Building, a we saw 15-minute sneak peek of Disney's A Christmas Carol in 3D.
   before leaving, we viewed the train from the 10th-street verdict and on track level east of museum

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The Theater Train & waiting line viewed from the 10th street verdict
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Left: Just east of the Museum, looking
    west, the Train and its locomotive

Right: Bus for  the train display craw

The day after Labor Day, 2009, I viewed Robert D. West’s Christmas in July - Disney’s a Christmas Carol
Train Tour page. The Train Consist section toward bottom of the page got my my attention. He has done
research on the train's locomotives and cars.

Disney's Christmas Carol Train @ Durham Museum

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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