waiting in the shed

I know there hasn’t been any updates lately since the announcement of the release date, but I assure that there is a lot going on behind the scene and many late late nights (check out this update’s posting time… and this is a weeknight 😮 ).

Speaking of behind the scene, here’s a really really quick look at where the engines live behind the scene at the real and original park: the original 1955 roundhouse. It’s really not much more than a light-frame metal shed. In the simulator, the roundhouse will be “furnished” with various pieces of equipment scattered about, giving it a “live in” feeling. Note also that there are only two tracks… because there were only two trains!

I love this picture of the engine waiting in the roundhouse shed, slightly basking in the late morning sun. It looks so peaceful with the back drop of orange grove behind. But this peaceful engine will soon be roaring with fire and steam, all ready for us to take her out.

And also in 1955, DL was very much still a construction site. So, expect to see construction materials scattered through out, too.

Sitting in the cab, waiting to steam up. You can see the tunnel that takes the train under the berm and into the park. But, you’ll have to wait a little bit longer before we preview the park itself 🙂


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14 Responses to waiting in the shed

  1. Alexander Younies

    Oh man, I’m so excited. I’m even buying a new gaming computer specifically so I can play this simulator. Everything looks really amazing, Preston, its awesome!

  2. Jace Evans

    Dude this is amazing both as a Disneyland fanatic but also as a railroad enthusiast. I can’t wait for this game to come out. I especially look forward to the history and knowledge that I can gain from this game. If you need any beta testers when the time comes I’d be honored to even be considered!

  3. Matt S

    How much will the simulator cost? Will it be available for download? What system requirements are recommended?

    • preston

      Yes, it will be available to download right here from this site. The price and system spec will be announced in December.

  4. I really liked your videos of the Disneyland Railroad Simulator. I think you should make another video with engine number 2, the EP. Ripley! Could I download the Disneyland Railroad Simulator when it’s out or do I have to buy it?

  5. I can’t wait to see the changes and progress made to the simulator to!

    • preston

      Hi Cody,

      I tried emailing you back several times but they were bouncing back. Yes, we are still aiming for Christmas. More details on computer specs, how to download, and price will be released in the first few weeks of December. It will all be posted on the website and blog when the time is right.

      But, to answer your question quickly, the sim does require a modern computer to run it. If you can run the current big titles like Battlefield 1, you should be set.

      Thanks for writing!

  6. Is there going to be a price that my grandpa’s going have to pay? When are you going to make another video with the EP Ripley?
    Thank you in advance, Cody

  7. Is there going to be a price that my grandpa’s going have to pay?

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