by, 11-27-2013 at 10:22 AM (6620 Views)
After sitting empty for 19 years, Disney's last remaining Skyway station has been scheduled for demolition.
Disneyland cast members have been notified by management that the 57-year-old Fantasyland Skyway station will be torn down after the Christmas season. The reason they were given was that WDI has no plans for the structure and was not interested in keeping it any longer.
“I took one last peek around, and it is in bad shape, literally rotting away,” bemoaned one employee. “What a shame.”
The chalet is Disney’s last recognizable Skyway station. Anaheim’s Tomorrowland station was disfigured beyond recognition years ago. Shortly after closing its Skyway in 1998, Tokyo Disneyland yanked out its Fantasyland chalet and repurposed its Tomorrowland station into a store.
In Florida, the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland station was torn down in 2009, and last year its Fantasyland station was leveled to make room for a Tangled-themed bathroom/stroller parking area.