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This podcast tells the stories from all of the most interesting abandoned amusements and theme parks from around the world. I'll cover the big (Six Flags New Orleans) and the small (Time Town) and everything in between. Every photo of an abandoned place you'll see out there has a story behind it, and I'm here to share those stories.

This podcast tells the stories from all of the most interesting abandoned amusements and theme parks from around the world. I'll cover the big (Six Flags New Orleans) and the small (Time Town) and everything in between. Every photo of an abandoned place you'll see out there has a story behind it, and I'm here to share those stories.
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This podcast tells the stories from all of the most interesting abandoned amusements and theme parks from around the world. I'll cover the big (Six Flags New Orleans) and the small (Time Town) and everything in between. Every photo of an abandoned place you'll see out there has a story behind it, and I'm here to share those stories.

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English


Episodes

Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park (Irish Hills, Michigan)

5/15/2019
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Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park (Irish Hills, Michigan) This week, I'm talking about the Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park, located in the Irish Hills region of Michigan. This park is the epitome of the classic roadside attraction, with its attention-grabbing mountain & waterfall, and the giant dinosaurs of uncertain provenance. Closed at the turn of the century, this park has sat abandoned for twenty years, attracting vandals as well as urban explorers. Find complete show notes and...

Duration:00:18:49

Skyway at Disneyland

5/8/2019
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Skyway at Disneyland This week, I'm talking about the Skyway, which sat abandoned for over twenty years in Disneyland, one of the most popular theme parks out there. In this episode, I go into the history of the Skyway ride, the Matterhorn Bobsleds, the ride closure and abandonment, and finally the demolition of the show building in 2016 for the construction of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge. Find complete show notes for this episode at https://theabandonedcarousel.com/3. Social Media...

Duration:00:25:26

Time Town

5/4/2019
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Time Town This week, I'm talking about Time Town, a small regional park near Lake George, NY. The park was open between 1970 and 1981, and had a space theme, with geodesic domes, costumed characters, the ubiquitous park train, an astronaut statue dedicated by Werner Von Braun, and a high-powered Celestron 22 telescope. Find complete show notes for this episode at https://theabandonedcarousel.com/2. Social Media http://www.theabandonedcarousel.com hello@theabandonedcarousel.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:17:26

Presidents Park

5/1/2019
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Presidents Park Find complete show notes for this episode at https://theabandonedcarousel.com/1. This week, I'm talking about Presidents Park, a field of abandoned presidents heads. I cover the sculptor, David Adickes, and his idea for the park; the legal troubles and lack of visitors; the big move from Williamsburg to Croaker by Howard Hankins; and the abandonment of the giant presidential heads. Social Media http://www.theabandonedcarousel.com hello@theabandonedcarousel.com Twitter:...

Duration:00:25:18