The Red Canyon Ridge is an expansion proposal for the land of Frontierland (Disneyland) to occupy the areas of Big Thunder Ranch, the region where Cascade Peak once stood and the land that connects both areas, as well as Backstage area. The complex features a sprawling “dual adventure” E-Ticket attraction, the Red Canyon Ridge Railroad and a small “sub-land” known as the town of Red Canyon Ridge.
Right, a 1/240 scale model of the Red Canyon Ridge Complex. Everything is represented as if the complex was seen from the air. Big Thunder Mountain is represented as a drawing. Being that it is a concept model, not all the details such as Animatronic figures and props were included.
Brief overview of model, as "seen from the air"
The little western town of Red Canyon Ridge represents a typical mining town where storeowners and operators were optimistic about settling out west and the prospect of success (and maybe some gold). Unlike their colleague Big Thunder Mining …
Mostly scratch-built model of Disneyland Railroad's Ernest S. Marsh in On30 scale. Built upon the chassis of a heavily modified Life-Like teakettle HO locomotive. Modeled in 1960's era scheme. Built from strip and sheet styrene, acrylic and enamel paint.