Missile Base Windsock Near the guard post protecting the launch pad at the Duluth BOMARC is an orange windsock. Similar Images ...based on the tags: barbed-wire, black&white, boarded-windows, clouds, fences, guard-shack, long-exposures, vignettes, windsocks... This is a great example of a combination rock house; the silos below used to fill trains with ore dropped from mine cars pulled to the top of the structure. The ghost town of Lauder, Manitoba. It’s seen better days, but I bet the TV reception on the flatlands is great. I wonder if these windows were bricked after the 1950 explosion with the hopes that, if another silos blew, the people in this office would be better protected. One of a few rolling workbenches to keep the thousands of pulleys, cogs, and belts working properly. 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. Old parts catalogs litter the floor. The office overlooks empty shelves. Graffiti glue peeling paint in place. Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks. There is a cool old air compressor in the corner of the powerhouse.