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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Frontierland Disneyland

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Introduction | Attraction | Touring Tips | Kids/Characters | Dining | Shopping | Interesting Facts INTRODUCTION Take a ride on a runaway mine train – it's "the wildest ride in the wilderness!" ATTRACTION Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is a wonderfully themed roller-coaster reminiscent of the Old West. It turns and dips through caverns, mountains, avalanches … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Frontierland Disneyland"
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Editing Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in the Magic Kingdom

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This week I am going to take you through a challenging photo edit using Adobe Lightroom CC. Here is the before image I took while riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in the Magic Kingdom. Riding Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in the Magic Kingdom [UNEDITED].Nikon D750/24-120VR, 1/125s, f/16, ISO 400, EV 0, 24mm Focal Length. There … Continue reading "Editing Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in the Magic Kingdom"
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Rock Formations

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Imagineered rock formations on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.Nikon D700/28-300VR, 1/160s, f/8, ISO 200, EV 0, 105mm focal length. After leaving Disneyland, Scott is now in the American Southwest photographing colorful rock formations like those seen around the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in the Magic Kingdom. You can follow Scott’s adventure on his Twitter account @sthomasphotos … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Rock Formations"
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get Interactive Queue

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The imagineers are slowly making their way around the various lands in the Magic Kingdom with new, interactive queues. Next up to receive a queue makeover is Frontierland's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. These new interactive queues are designed to help visitors pass the time when the waits are long. Attractions that already have interactive queues … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad to Get Interactive Queue"
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Big Thunder Mountain Celebrates 31 Years

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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad became the second mountain and the 46th attraction of the Magic Kingdom, September 1980! It opened on September 23, 1980 and celebrated its Grand Opening on November 15, 1980. It took 10 years to plan, tons of steel and concrete to build the attraction: 1,300,000 pounds of steel beams, rods and … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Celebrates 31 Years"
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Au Natural

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It’s funny how you can totally miss the effort put into themed landscaping because it looks just right. A beach resort with hammocks and…beaches. Yeah, that works, as does a labyrinth in merry olde England. Disney put that same effort into creating just the right atmosphere for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Rocks, cactai, aloe plants, … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Au Natural"
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Waiting to Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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It is late in the day at the Magic Kingdom and the family wants to go on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. The standby line is 45 minutes and you agree it is worth the time. Because, you know you will be around the back of the queue which overlooks the ride just as the Sun … Continue reading "Waiting to Ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad"
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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

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Hang on to them hats and glasses cuz this here’s the wildest ride in the wilderness. In reality, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad isn’t the most thrilling coaster in the world. In fact, it only reaches a top speed of somewhere between 24-30 miles per hour. By today’s standards, that’s pretty tame. Yet this ride is … Continue reading "Big Thunder Mountain Railroad"
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Disneyland Paris – Frontierland — Part 3 — Big Thunder Mountain and the Riverboats

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Big Thunder Mountain As with all Disney attractions, your journey on Big Thunder Mountain starts with the queue – and in this case, a very detailed queue. The line twists and turns around rusting mining equipment, amusing signs, and dilapidated buildings. Periodically, a mine train rolls by. Eventually you reach the boarding area and your … Continue reading "Disneyland Paris – Frontierland — Part 3 — Big Thunder Mountain and the Riverboats"
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