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Photo Essay: Miles O'Brien Visits Deserted Town at Chernobyl

Ferris Wheel

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Photo: Catherine Buell

Basketball CourtMiles O'Brien and David WatersWrecked ShipsDay Care FacilityTown Not Fit For HumansBumper CarsRadiation detectorDollPapersMilk BottlesFuse BoxAbandoned Town of Pripyat StairwellCooling Pond OuthousePoolFerris WheelChernobyl From 2 Miles

Ferris Wheel

The Ferris wheel at Pripyat was brand new and never before Chernobyl Reactor #4 blew up on April 26, 1986.

Watch Miles O'Brien's report on his trip to Chernobyl.