SITE 576-E

 

576th  STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

ATLAS  F

VANDENBERG  AFB

 

PHOTOS TAKEN IN 1966

576th SMS  SITE E

NOTESILO DOORS IN THE OPEN POSITION

 

LONG SHOT OF SITE E BY THE SEA

 

ENTRANCE TO ATLAS ABRES-A LAUNCH COMPLEXES

MANY THANKS TO PATRICK BURNS FOR THESE GREAT PHOTOS

 

 

THESE PHOTOS TAKEN IN 2000

ORIGINAL MAIN GATE

NOTE:  PARKING AREA ON LEFT

 

ESCAPE HATCH

 

 

ENTRYWAY

NOTE:  BLAST DETECTION BASE IN FOREGROUND

 

 

ENTRYWAY

 

 

ENTRYWAY

NOTE:  REMAINS OF AIR EXHAUST VENT TO LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

WATER MANIFOLD

 

 

WATER TANK VALVES

 

 

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SIGHT TUBE END CAP

NOTE:  SILO IN BACKGROUND

 

 

BACK PERSONNEL GATE

 

 

INNER SECURITY FENCE LINE

 

 

ACCESS ROAD IN

 

 

ACCESS ROAD

 

 

COOLING TOWER PAD

 

 

NON ORIGINAL TOWER

 

 

MISSILE SILO DOORS HAVE BEEN REMOVED

 

 

 

AIR INTAKE SHAFT OPENING

 

 

FILL & VENT SHAFT OPENING

 

 

AIR EXHAUST SHAFT OPENING

 

 

ENTRYWAY WITH NON ORIGINAL COVERING

 

 

COMMUNICATION MANHOLE

 

 

ESCAPE HATCH

NOTE:  COVER IS MISSING & OPENING HAS BEEN DESTROYED

 

 

ESCAPE SHAFT

NOTE:  LADDER HAS BEEN REMOVED BUT UPPER LEVEL IS INTACT

 

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