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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – It’s no coincidence that the first attraction to greet guests of the Magic Kingdom is the railroad. After all, trains played such an important role in Walt Disney’s life – even Mickey Mouse was created on a train. Disney’s first foray into live steam locomotives…

Would-be Walt Disney World guests beware. The resort is planning to close Space Mountain for much of 2009 to refurbish the ride. A Walt Disney World spokeswoman told OrlandoSentinel.com the changes to the beloved coaster, which opened on Jan. 15, 1975, will be “modest.” The ride is expected to close…

The Remember the Magic afternoon parade in the Magic Kingdom appeared for the park’s 25th anniversary. However, after the celebration ended, the parade stuck around for another five years. [Image Removed] [Image Removed] [Image Removed] [Image Removed]

Located outside the perimeter of the Walt Disney World Railroad, Space Mountain has been whisking space travelers across the galaxy since it first appeared in Walt Disney World in 1975. Since Space Mountain, once Florida’s third tallest mountain, opened in Walt Disney World, versions have been built in the other…