Location: Disney Gallery, Town Square - Main Street USA, Disneyland.
Initially, Walt Disney asked the General Electric Company to consult on the Disneyland project. Instead, GE recommended well known Civil and Electrical Engineer, J.S. Hamel.
Jacob Samuel Hamel was hired as a Disneyland consultant by Walt Disney. Hamel's expertise was needed to make working buildings and attractions out of the concept drawings and set designs made by Disney's artists. Hamel was famed for his work with lighting, and he was tasked with illuminating Disneyland. A talented engineer, Hamel was also responsible for designing the system of waterways that flow all around Disneyland. In addition to Disneyland's waterways, Hamel & Admiral Joe Fowler, designed and created the Submarine Voyage.
J.S. Hamel was also the lighting consultant for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.