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Frontierland General Facts

5 Attractions are in Frontierland

4 Shows and Entertainment are in Frontierland

5 Dining locations are in Frontierland

3 Shopping locations are in Frontierland

50,000 performances were conducted at the Golden Horseshoe according to the Guinness Book of World Records, making it the world's longest-running live stage show."

3 stages and 4-horse team was part of the Horse stage lines in 1955

300 passengers are able to ride the Mark Twain in 1955

2 packs and 1 lead horse and 9 mules in each pack were all part of the Pack Mule attraction in 1955

5/8 scale locomotive with 6 freight cars were part of the Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad in 1955

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

1979 is When Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Debuted

7 years of planning were needed prior to building Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

2 years of construction were needed to build Big Thunder Mountain Railroad when it opened in Frontierland on September 15, 1979.

28 tons is the weigh of the completed upper buttes, huge cranes were need to move these onto the steel framework

1,200-pound cogwheel was found by Disney Imagineers that scouted swap meets, auctions, ghost towns, and abandoned mines for items to incorporate into the theming of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

2,780 feet of track was laid for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

197 foot rise in the air for the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

2.5 acre is the total acreage used for Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

6,500 tons of steel beams, rods and mesh were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

4,675 tons of concrete were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

90,000 gallons of water were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

4,000 gallons of dessert paint were used to construct Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.

30 people per car can ride the Big Thunder Mountain railroad. There are 5 cars per train, with 6 guests per car.

$15.8 was the construction costs of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad in 1979.

$300,000.00 of that money was spent on authentic props and decorations alone!

6 trains on the Big Thunder Mountain railroad are named. The names of the trains are: I.M. Brave, I.M. Fearless., I.B. Hearty, U.B. Bold, U.R. Daring, and U.R. Courageous.

5 trains can run simultaneously

5 passenger cars are part of each train; each passenger car can hold 6 people.

3 minutes and 30 seconds is the ride time of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

20 Audio Animatronics can be found on Big Thunder Mountain

3 drops are on Big Thunder Mountain

2 acres are used to create Big Thunder Mountain Railroad

3 main lifts are on this attraction

50 foot height is the height of the track

35 miles per hours is the maximum speed for this train

Big Thunder Ranch

1986 is when Big Thunder Ranch originally debuted

2004 is when Big Thunder Ranch was reopened

Mark Twain Riverboat

1955 is when the Mark Twain Riverboat debuted

400 guests can ride the boat, approximately

2005 is when the Mark Twain was completely repainted for the 50th anniversary

15 minute journey down the rivers of America on the Mark Twain Riverboat is peaceful attraction.

115 million guests have been ferried by the Mark Twain since It opened in 1955 (as of 2011)

Sailing Ship Columbia

1958 is when Sailing Ship Columbia debuted

300 guests can ride the Sailing Ship Columbia, approximately

12 minutes will be your sailing time

10 guns, 3 masts, and is 84 feet tall, what is it?  Well it is the Sailing Ship Columbia of course, which can sail you down the rivers of America.

Tom Sawyer Island

1956 is when Tom Sawyer Island debuted

3 rafts are currently in use and are named Becky Thatcher, Injun Joe, and Tom Sawyer.

55 guests can fit on each raft