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    :: Thursday, October 20, 2005 ::

    The Story of the Disneyland Railroad Presidential Car Lilly Belle - by Steve DeGaetano, MousePlanet.com
    Various attempts by cast members to work on the car themselves came and went, and were sometimes the cause of inter-union disputes. Who should rebuild the car? The roundhouse crew, who primarily belonged to boiler or machinist unions, or Disney's union carpenters? All the while, the car continued to deteriorate, with one cast member commenting that the wood siding was so depleted in some areas that he could easily 'put a finger' though the material.
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