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Hashima Island, Japan
This abandoned island located 15 kilometers away from Nagasaki, Japan. This island is also known as ghost island, only broken concrete building can see here. One this reas known for coal mining. In 1890 Mitsubishi group brought this island with intention of extracting coal. They also built country’s first ever largest concrete buildings on the island.
Thousands of workers lived within these building for mining at that time. But Mitsubishi group forced to shut down entire project when petroleum replaced coal in 1960, closed mining in 1974. The island remain closed for next 35 years and became an abandoned island. In 2009 Japanese government re-opened travel to this ghost island.
Michigan Central Station, Detroit, USA
The construction of Michigan central station began in 1913 as a main transportation station. The main aim behind the construction of this station to serve large number of passengers at a time. But after the World War II many of services from the station cut back as they faced large decline in number of passengers.
All facilities within Michigan central station closed by 1967. Most parts of this station get destroyed, station added to National Register of Historic Places in 1975. The future of Michigan Central Station yet to decide.
IM Cooling Tower, Belgium
This cooling tower is a part of abandoned IM powerplant in Monceau, Belgium. IM powerplant built in the year 1921 and became main supplier of power for the country in short time. But the high amount of CO2 emission result in closing of power plant in 2007 and whole crea get deserted. During active time the IM cooling tower managed to cools down 480000 gallons of water per minute.