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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad opened in 1979 and covers nearly 2.5 acres of Frontierland.

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January 9, 1987 – Star Tours opened.

The original Star Tours opened on January 9, 1987, replacing “Adventure Thru Inner Space”. Here’s a great video of Darth Vader going to Disneyland waiting for the new version of Star Tours… http://vidtaggr.com/taggs.aspx?v=t4_dZPVg8KI

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Walt’s first vision of Disneyland

In 1948 Walt visited Henry Ford’s Museum and Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. Upon his return to Southern California and wrote, what could be considered, the true beginning of Disneyland. On August 31, 1948 Walt Disney sent a message to Dick Kelsey (one of his production designers) outlining an idea for a park where people … Continue reading »

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