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Catalog Number 2011.009.001
Object Name Drawing, Technical
Scope & Content Magic Mountain broke ground on September 3, 1957, for a new 600-acre site designed to capitalize on the 1950s idealized vision of the West. Magic Mountain was to have everything a family could want for an afternoons outing-forts, stagecoaches, gunfights, even a haunted house. Designers from the Disney Company had planned it as the Disneyland of MIddle AMerica. Sadly, the park succombed to financial mismanagement in 1963; most of the rides were shipped to Texas to form the base of Six Flags over Texas. The park was sold and then reopened as the Heritage Square amusement area in 1970.

Full illustration sketch of River Ride-Mine with Rainbow Mine in scene for Magic Mountain Inc., scale 3/8"=1"-0".
Creator Magic Mountain Inc., Designed by Art Directors, Wade B. Rubottom and Dick Kelsey
Title River Ride-Mine
Collection Permanent
People Rubottom, Wade B.
Kelsey, Dick
Search Terms Heritage Square
Magic Mountain Amusement Park