Category: Bob’s stories

Bob in his Taifun 17E Motorglider |

Bob’s Number One Passion… Soaring

During my final year as a Disney Imagineer, my office was located in the Grand Central Air Terminal, which is now a Historical Landmark and part of Disney’s WDI Creative Campus in Glendale California. The location was the major… Read More

Bob and Marty |

On Marty…

Within hours of Marty’s having Gone West, an aviation term of the Quiet Birdmen, so many of his dear friends created loving observations of his Imagineering life…all well told. On a personal note, let me tell you about… Read More

Scenicruiser… but wait, there’s more!

In the photo of my 1955 office wall, not only is there a watercolor rendering of my version of the GM concept Scenicruiser, but there’s also two other bus sketches. One of them has two rear axles, the… Read More

Teaser: Bob Gurr Documentary

Bob is almost done with his documentary, here’s a teaser… join the mailing list to get updates.

Bob’s interest in the Scenicruiser

While attending Art Center School in Los Angeles from 1949 to 1952, among the various courses required, was an illustration class using many techniques and subjects. Whenever students were given free choice of subject (flowers, mountains, etc.) I… Read More

1937 Grand Central Air Terminal: Original LAX to WDI Creative Campus

Today’s Wheel of Years stopped at 1937, so here we go. Our family had moved in 1934 from living at grandmother’s big home in the Los Feliz area of Hollywood to nearby Glendale California. We located on Davis… Read More