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.
Ringling, MT is spread thin across the grassy land.
A scene on the balcony.
Looking out of a door to nowhere at the fiery sky above.
“Five Roses” was the brand of flour that Lake of the Woods marketed. Later, this became another Manitoba Pool elevator. Notice the “POO” up top? It’s missing the ‘L’…
The pigeons and raccoons have no use for these, so they will sit empty until snow or fire removes them by force.
A typical Chateau wall. Kodak Tri-X 400 in Leica M7.
This peak is a little over 7,000 feet high and is a popular hiking spot. As a bulky Minnesotan who is better built for an arctic expedition, I stuck to the mesa.
The only thing that signals that this was an office building, rather than another production floor, is the small amount of wood paneling that remains.