After the Mark V production design was finished and construction was well on its way, I was told I would be doing the concept design for Walt Disney World's Mark VI Monorail.

Concept design defines the exterior form, interior layout and basic human factors. This is followed by production design which involves all exterior and interior detail drawings including graphics.

Additional good news which, as I recall, came from Dan Welsh, Mark VI Project Manager, was that Messerschmitt Bolkow Blohm (MBB) recommended to Walt Disney World that I follow through with the production design for their new monorails. It was nice to know of this behind-the-scenes comment. The Mark VI contract went to Bombardier Transportation of Montreal, Canada. This I saw as a precursor to Walt's dream of Disney monorails serving our cities and airports.

[…]

Related entries