Bob Gurr

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Robert Henry "Bob" Gurr (born October 25, 1931 in Los Angeles, California)[1][2] is an American amusement ride designer and Imagineer. His most famous work was for Walt Disney's Disneyland Park, and its subsequent sister parks. Gurr is said to have designed most, if not all, of the ride vehicles of the Disneyland attractions, including Autopia, Haunted Mansion, the Disneyland Monorail, the Submarine Voyage, and the Matterhorn Bobsleds. He was named a Disney Legend in 2004. He also worked on the King Kong Encounter animatronic for Universal Studios Hollywood.

Gurr began his career with Disney designing the Autopia vehicles. He later gave himself the title of Director of Special Vehicle Development.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Family Tree Legends
  2. ^ Disney Legends: Bob Gurr
  3. ^ Trahan, Kendra. Disneyland Detective. p. 27. ISBN 0-9717464-0-0. 

External links

  • Disney Legend Bob Gurr: Filling in the Gaps
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