Today in Disney History, 1980: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Opened at the Magic Kingdom

Learn facts and trivia behind Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, which opened on November 15, 1980 in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. Though Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had technically been running in Magic Kingdom since September, today marked the ride’s official grand opening. Chances are good, you’ve ridden dozens of times since. But how much do … Continue reading Today in Disney History, 1980: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Opened at the Magic Kingdom