Climb aboard the Molly Brown for a trip around the Rivers of the Far West. The journey last about 15 Minutes and along your way you will meet some of the residents.
Today we find Old Joe. Joe has been around since the opening of the park, but he has had a break from his main hobby. Old Joe originally was always fishing. He would sit in his Rocking Chair, eyes closed while he waited for a bite.
Today he is taking a break from Fishing his rod is standing up by the door, while the worms box is simply a foot rest.
It has been said that Old Joe is a copy of an animatronic form the Original Pirates of the Caribbean in Anaheim. I’ll admit I struggled to find the correct pirate, but I think I have found him. Check below.
Eye brows and beard are different, but the face shape is spot on.
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Thanks to Castle Club Kid for all other Photographs.
******* UPDATE ************
This is a shot from the beginning of the attraction. Could this one be Joe?
Thanks to Castle Club Kid for the update.