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77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride
77-year-old Snow White, dwarfs get tech lift in new Disney ride

Tourists crowding onto Walt Disney World's new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction this week in Florida got a glimpse of a new direction for theme parks looking to upgrade old technology. Walt Disney Co. has removed classic attractions such as Mr. Toad's Wild Ride and Snow White's Scary Adventures — with their creaky electric vehicles, decades-old mechanical figurines and glowing, painted backdrops — from the Fantasyland area in the Magic Kingdom park in Orlando. In their place it built the mine train, an entirely new ride system that combines elements of a roller coaster and the classic themed dark rides, with audio-animatronic figures considered the most lifelike in the industry....

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