And it's always flattering to have a photo used in an article! Sweet! Thank you!
A side note: California Adventure is even better than Disneyland for wheelchair users. Toy Story, Monsters Inc, The Little Mermaid, and Mickey's Fun wheel are wheelchair accessible (meaning that one can stay in the wheelchair) and Radiator Springs Racers has an alternate loading area where one can take all the time needed to get in and out of the car. Lots of choices.
At Pirates, it looks like you went on one of the busier days. That's the only time - which may well be most of the time - that they hold wheelchairs at the exit. Many times I've driven (I use an ECV) directly to the unloading platform gate.
Small World has boats that are specifically for wheelchair users and their parties (my wife used to refer to them as the "Queen Boats"). Is this what you were refering to? It's not available on the majority of the boats; you're on the boat *with* your chair. And it looks like *you* are on display. My wife hated that.
You do have to transfer at DL on Peter Pan; it doesn't appear like that is what you were saying.
I haven't had that much recent experience on Space Mountain. I hate getting old.
And finally, at Haunted Mansion in DL you have a multiple choice. If you can be on your feet through the entry hall, you can bypass the line while waiting in your chair. If you cannot stand for that long a time, you wheel into the stretching room. After the elevator stops, you go down the roped off lane in front of the "windows" to the boarding platform. You do have to walk to the doom buggies from there. After being spooked, you stay in your chair through backstage to the loading again and regain your chair, go back through the entry hallway and back up the elevator. (Sorry to be so long winded.)
Is that pretty much the same as WDW MK?