Hurricane Katrina aftermath. Many area boats are damaged or destroyed, in the background boats that were sunk by the storm remain in the waterway Southern Louisiana, September 12, 2005 -fema/illinoisphoto.com- Large boats remain on this road, closing it to traffic.
Originally called Jazzland until Six Flags took over in 2002. In 2005 hurricane Katrina unleashed all her destructive fury on the Gulf coast. Following the collapse of the levee’s in the 9th ward and the over flow from lake Pontchartrain the park sat submerged in 4-7 ft of brackish, corrosive water for over a month. 80% of all building were considered destroyed and what was left was unsafe and unrecoverable. What’s left of the abandoned park provides us with a surreal and haunting image.