VIDEO: Disney Legend Tony Baxter Honored with Window on Main Street, U.S.A., at Disneyland Park

Erin Glover

by , Director, Publicity, Walt Disney Animation Studios

On Friday, Imagineer and Disney Legend Tony Baxter was honored with a window on Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland park. As Jon Storbeck told us in his post last week, Tony played a key role in the development of now-classic Disneyland Resort attractions, such as Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1979), New Fantasyland (1983), Star Tours (1987), Splash Mountain (1989), and Indiana Jones Adventure (1995). Today we’ve got a special video recap of the dedication ceremony, featuring Tony along with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs and Walt Disney Imagineering Chief Creative Executive Bruce Vaughn.


  • Well deserved! Whenever I ride Big Thunder Mountain Railroad I always say, “Thank you Tony Baxter!”

  • Disney Legend Tony, don’t retire but stay inspired! You have a lot ahead of you.
    “2nd Stringer”

  • I will be forever grateful to Tony for the experience that was the original Journey Into Imagination. Thank you, Tony, for Dreamfinder & Figment, and most importantly for that “one little spark of inspiration that’s at the heart of all creation.”

  • He certainly deserves it! Amazing man. 😀

  • I can’t imagine Disneyland without the attractions that Tony developed. Truly a well deserved honor.

  • Congratulations again Tony!

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