A long exposure of the launch pad and its dedicated guard shack. In the middle of the base is a tall antenna which was part of the MARS program during the Gulf War. The MARS program helped connect calls between deployed soldiers and their families.
Looking up from the industrial courtyard.
A typical room in the barracks, reinforced from mortars and light shelling, possibly.
David Aho pictured.
From the street, it’s clear that almost every window and door had boards over it, but not every building had a roof. Silly priorities.
That floor isn’t dirt–it’s old rotting grain that’s formed into a sort of moldy mud.
The metallic arms of the missile erector, which would stand rockets over the blast pit in the launch position. Medium Format film–cheap but excellent Fomapan 100 in a Pentax 67.
Standing where the Final Assembly Building used to hum and staring across the former site of the Sheet Metal and Spring buildings. Today, of course, the Foundry is gone as well, so you’d be looking across Prairie Ave.
A burned and rusted control panel in the corner of the new hoist room.