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Disneyland shares rare Time-Lapse Video of Park Construction

With the 60th anniversary of Disneyland fast approaching the park is getting a bit nostalgic. I don’t mind, I love it when they share great moments from the past. This week, they’ve released some timelaspe video takent from the park’s construction. The park was built… Read More »Disneyland shares rare Time-Lapse Video of Park Construction

Time-Lapse Video of Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Construction

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Walt Disney Imagineering is famous for their project documentation. The archives are full of great concept art, construction photos, and documentation from most of the major builds over the last 50+ years. But my favorite of these has to be the time-lapse video.

This short time-lapse video shows the construction of most of New Fantasyland, including Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Definitely worth expanding it to full-screen to view:

Interesting how construction on the coaster itself didn’t actually start until about half-way through the video.

Below the jump, I have an interview with Bruce Vaughn, executive vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering, and Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, as they talk about how Seven Dwarfs Mine Train fits into New Fantasyland and how excited the Imagineers are to finally have it open to the public on May 28th.

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