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Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland

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Roller coaster

Opening Date:
Sep 2, 1979
(Date not confirmed)

50 feet

2671 feet

Maximum speed:
30 mph

Arrow Dynamics

Steel roller coaster

Minimum height:
40 inches

A mine train roller coaster that is based around a mock mountain that dominates Frontierland. Aimed at families, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad's lengthy circuit features 3 lift hills and heavy theming throughout.

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Friday, December 06, 2013 08:19

While similar, Disney's various Big Thunder Mountain Railroad attractions are not identical. Have you experienced them all?

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