Mark Twain Riverboat- Disneyland History-484

Posted by DLDHistory on Sep. 05, 2008

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Direct Link: http://www.dldhistory.com/link2us.asp?ID=1020 Disneyland Publicity department claimed that this was the first paddle wheeler built in the United States in 50 years. The 105-foot-long hull was built at Todd Shipyards in San Pedro, California. The superstructure was constructed in a soundstage at the Disney Studio in Burbank. The boat weighs 125 tons and designed to carry 390 passengers. Overall length 105 ft.; Height (keel to pilot house 28 ft; Draft 2 ft 3 inches; Beam 26 ft., 6 inches Morgan Evans designed the landscape for this attraction Irene Dunne christened the Mark Twain Complete video of Disneyland's Mark Twain Riverboat at DLDHistory.com

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