It needs to look old, and it needs to stay visible. A little touchup is okay, but having a brand new railroad engine sitting abandoned along the side of the river wouldn't look right. It's a vestige from an older ride--an homage to the Frontierland of old--and it needs to stay.
I agree, leave it alone. It's an abandoned train track, it's suppose to look old. It's some character to the area too. Now if it was halfway falling into the river, then I'd say remove it.
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To that end I'd like the Internet community to join me in reminding the Disney company that "it all started with Walt." As you can see below we've created some T-shirts, plus a few simple graphics that you can copy and paste into your websites to let folks know how you feel.
Restored yes... to ensure it doesn't completely rot away. It's a balance, it needs to be structurally sound to prevent it from becoming a potential safety hazard. At the same time it needs to be "aged" to fit the wreck that it is.
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