Tagged with " Refurbishment"

Big Thunder Mountain Gets A Golden Backstory

Big Thunder Mountain Gets A Golden Backstory

From the Disney Parks Blog: Last week, we shared an image of a portrait that’s a part of a new project our Walt Disney Imagineers are currently working on – and today we’re happy to reveal the identity of that man and share details on the role he’ll play in the enhanced storyline of a certain Magic Kingdom Park attraction, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The fellow’s name is Barnabas T. Bullion, and he’s the gold magnate who rules the Big Thunder Mining Company with a golden fist. Imagineers have already begun working overnight in the park on the attraction’s new interactive queue, where you’ll be able to see this portrait, as well as an additional landscape portrait of the mountain itself. According to the enhanced backstory: [...]

Nov 19, 2012     12 Comments
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The Mayor’s 8/31/11-9/7/11 Trip Report

While Tom is still down in WDW at the Florida Project event. The Mayor Justin Heyman has returned from his trip and brought back some photos and news to share with us (including a look at a new stroller parking test at the Magic Kingdom): Mickey Mouse in Town Square Theater still has little to no wait The Beauty and The Beast area is really starting to look great…

Sep 10, 2011     1 Comment
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Zach Larson's 10/25/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Zach Larson visited the Magic Kingdom on Monday and has a few newsworthy photos to share with us:

Oct 27, 2010     No Comments
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Nick Corjay's 10/24/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Nick Corjay visited Walt Disney World on Sunday and has a few newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip, so let’s take a look: At the Magic Kingdom, work on Disney Clothiers rolls on

Oct 26, 2010     No Comments
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Josh Siegel's 10/20/10 WDW Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom on Wednesday and took a number of newsworthy photos to share with us, so let’s take a look: Half of the monorail platform walkway at the Grand Floridian Resort is being worked on

Oct 22, 2010     No Comments
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Cody Smith's 10/20/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Cody Smith visited the Magic Kingdom today and has plenty of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: The Coca-Cola Cool Ship and Cool Scanner in Tomorrowland are being fixed up after years in decay

Oct 20, 2010     No Comments
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"it's a small world" Returns Reversed

WDWNT Reporter Banks Lee visited the Magic Kingdom this morning to ride “it’s a small world” following its lengthy refurbishment. The only big changes are the queue and exit which have been swapped. Guests now enter the queue and load the boats on the left side and exit on the right. Handicap loading has also been moved to the right side. Here’s a video of the changes (Banks will be updating this video soon to include a full ride-through of the attraction):

Oct 20, 2010     No Comments
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Josh Siegel's 10/9/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

What difference does a day make? Let’s find out! WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom a day after his last report and you may be quite surprised how much has changed: The indoor seating area for Casey’s is still behind tarps

Oct 11, 2010     No Comments
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Josh Siegel's 10/8/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Josh Siegel visited the Magic Kingdom on Friday where a number of projects around the park are really starting to take shape. Let’s take a look at all the newsworthiness from October 8th: Work continues on the Rapunzel and Flynn Rider (from Tangled) meet and greet experience

Oct 10, 2010     No Comments
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Nick Corjay's 9/19/10 Magic Kingdom Photo Report

WDWNT Reporter Nick Corjay spent Sunday at the Magic Kingdom and has a number of newsworthy photos to share with us from his trip: It’s Halloween at the Magic Kingdom

Sep 21, 2010     No Comments
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