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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
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