Disneyland Offers First Glimpse of Railroad, Riverfront Post-‘Star Wars’ Land

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An artist's rendering depicts the Rivers of America waterfront and Disneyland Railroad after the completion of "Star Wars" land. (Credit: Disney)

An artist’s rendering depicts the Rivers of America waterfront and Disneyland Railroad after the completion of “Star Wars” land. (Credit: Disney)

Disney on Monday released an artist’s rendering showing what the Rivers of America waterfront and Disneyland Railroad will look like once the “Star Wars”-themed land is completed.

The image, created by Walt Disney Imagineering and posted to the Disney Parks blog, was provided the same day that multiple attractions at the popular Anaheim theme park were closed in preparation of the expansion project.

In the design, the riverbank featured and elevated trestle on which the railroad will travel upon after its refurbishment, the blog post stated.

Disneyland has not provided an opening date for “Star Wars” land.

Starting Monday, the Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Pirate‚Äôs Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, Davy Crocket Explorer Canoes and Fantastmic! — all along the Rivers of America — were temporarily closed ahead of the construction.

The Disneyland Railroad and its stations have also been shut down for an indefinite time period.

An estimated date for when they would reopen has not been given.

Additionally, Big Thunder Ranch, which includes Big Thunder Ranch Barbecue, Big Thunder Ranch Petting Farm and Big Thunder Ranch Jamboree, has been permanently shuttered to make room for the 14-acre project.