"The Typhoon Lagoon concept team members sketched potential typhoon-inspired story themes. Among them were a lost temple uncovered, a water-logged logging camp and a beached cruise ship. Randy Bright, then creative executive, was immediately drawn to this sketch by Chris Runco. The park would be filled with objects from faraway places that had been blown in by a freak storm. Guests who look closely at "Miss Tilly“‘s stern sitting high atop the mountain may be surprised to discover that her home port is ‘Safen Sound Fla.’."
The Imagineers. Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making the Magic Real. New York: Hyperion. 1996. Print