radar

Radome

During the Cold War, the Air Force used the radar station to train bombardiers in radar-guided ordinance.

Radome Ruins

The remains of the site radar beside the command building.

Radar Station

Light-painted to show off the beautiful radar equipment inside and Park Point across the bay.

Pilot House Pride

“What’s that diamond thingy on the Pilot House?” you ask? It’s a 1920s-era radio transmission direction finder, a pre-radar navigation aid. Lit with diffused flash.

Thruster Controls

One of the only modern features aboard was its bow and stern thrusters, which would have helped the Ford a lot, if it was not for the fact that without a working engine, forward motion was impossible. Strangely, even before it was scrapped, it could probably move side to side.