radar

Radome Ruins

The remains of the site radar beside the command building.

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.

Radome

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

Radar Station

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

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.