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Vintage Walt Disney World: It’s Off To Work We Go

Nate Rasmussen

by , Librarian, Walt Disney Archives

Heigh-ho! Today is “Don’t Go To Work Unless It’s Fun” Day, and while I think I have a pretty fun job, I would love to spend a day in the mines with a certain seven guys. Here’s a look at the Seven Dwarfs with Snow White at Magic Kingdom Park from 1971.

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Soon enough, we’ll all get to ride through the mines when Seven Dwarfs Mine Train opens in New Fantasyland later this year!

Comments

  • The Magic Kingdom is hosting a preview event from April 30- May 2. That doesn’t mean the attraction will officially open on those dates, but that gives us a much better idea than “later this year.”

  • I really, really hope it is open while I am there 4/30-5/11! I’ve been waiting for what feels like FOREVER for it to open. Later this year sounds like it won’t be open until Fall :(

  • Sheri– they can still tease us for quite a while; spring technically doesn’t end until June 20 this year!

    REALLY hope I can get to FL this year, for the first time since I was about 7 or 8. It’s this ride, plus the Fantasyland expansion, that is pushing me over the brink!

  • “Later this year”? Does that mean the Spring 2014 opening has been delayed?

  • Stop teasing us! I am rather impatiently waiting to hear an opening date 😉 I’ll be there 4/29 – 5/12… what are the odds I get a chance to be one of the first riders???? Ahhhhh – the suspense!

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