After graduating the 7th grade at age 16, young Walt Disney now found himself at a crossroad in life. He had no job, and no prospects of work as a professional artist. He needed to find a way to earn money during the summer of 1917 and he turned to something that always fascinated him, the rails. We discuss all that plus Elias' last chance at fortune and the changing world that would inspire his older brother Roy to join the armed forces on this episode of The Uncle Walt Podcast.
Walt and Roy, 1917