disneyland main street parade in miniature
disneyland main street parade in miniature disneyland main street parade in miniature
may 07, 2012

disneyland main street parade in miniature

alex george has created a miniature, moving version of disneyland’s ‘main street electrical parade’ all images © alex george, courtesy disney imagineering blog

american artist alex george has created a miniature version of disneyland’s ‘main street electrical parade‘, the real-life version of which takes place in magic kingdom park in orlando, florida.

alex george developed the project over the course of two years, designing a scale model of main street, covering olszewski main street miniature float sculptures with LEDs, and engineering the animatronics, which are built into a low table. a homebuilt chain-and-sprocket system drives the movement of the piece, after experimentation that included the use of toy tracks and motorized curtain rails. four sets of wires provide power and network communication for the LEDs.

watch the miniature ‘main street’ parade take off

behind-the-scenes of the construction and animatronics of the miniature model

closer view of one of the floats

aerial view of the parade

dragon float

view of the table with mechanical system, which is a scale model of magic kingdom’s ‘main street’

behind-the-scenes view of the track running beneath the table surface, during a parade performance

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  • Wow … Just wow. I had never seen something so amazing and incredible work and dedication. Congratulations on such a beautiful miniature!

    Agustín Lucero Higgs says:

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