This heavy door opens directly into the missile vault and was used to load and unload the missile erector.
Seating in the former top balcony is now front row for a secondary stage above and behind the main house.
Let’s play a game called “FIND THE PIGEON”! There is one bird in this photo of dust collectors atop the King Elevator train shed.
A guard shack on top of a hill in the middle of the base. The hill separates the launch pad from the warhead storage building. In other configurations the launch pad is down the road from the Integrated Fire Control buildings, but at MS-40 it was all on one site.
I like to imagine this as an old-timey radio microphone.
This building was responsible for storing and drying the barrels. Compare right.
So much relies on one thing stacked on top of another thing.
One of my favorite photos of the ADM-Delmar #1 skyway, when it stood. Taken at sunset, with the reflection of the overcast sky in the remaining windows.
End of the paint line. After reading Father Action’s excellent-as-always writeup about his adventures here, I was pretty cautious around big spinning alarms. (See http://www.actionsquad.org/fordII1.html)