Abandoned roller coaster at Lincoln Park in Dartmouth, Massachusets. About its decline: The park was successful until the when larger theme parks started to become more popular. A fatal accident on the park's 1946 "Comet" wooden roller coaster
Chernobyl Amusement park in Pripyat, Ukraine was scheduled to open on May 1986 but the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant took place on April 26 that year only 5 days before the grand opening, causing the residents of the city to be evacuated.
I don't know why abandoned churches fascinate me. Perhaps it's the architecture, or tecture, or wondering what special things went on there 'in the day.' [The Untold Stories of Abandoned Houses – Photography Showcase]