Nike Launch Pad 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. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: antennae, black&white, guard-shacks, lights, long-exposures, trees... Redlining is the practice of shutting certain races out of neighborhoods, and it is still a big problem today. Such behaviors were a big factor in creating the need for these projects. The steam plant could be vertically traversed with this one-man belt driven elevator. My first picture at Nopeming, sometime around 2004. The same year that the county stopped mowing the lawn. Since the foundry went cold, I decided to turn down my color temperature… In the background, a chart showing graphite dispersion is one of the few artifacts left on the foundry floor. Ducking the steam lines overhead between the mixers and compressors, a water tower says “good morning,” right past the slack power lines. This is the sleepy uptown of the war city. There is no denying that the Fergus Falls asylum was a beautiful place, especially around sunset. Looking down into the lunch building of an Atlas D, near the motors for the retractable roof. In this design, the roof separates to allow the missile to be erected into launch position. Street lights and pavement are some of the obvious signs a town used to be here. A better view of the belt system that drives all the machinery in the plant.