MISSILE SILO

 

WALKER  AFB

ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

579th STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

SITE 10 

MISSILE SILO PHOTOS

 

LOOKING DOWN ON LEVEL 1

NOTE:  AIR WASHER / DUST COLLECTORS ARE MISSING

 

 

LEVEL 1 AND LEVEL 2

NOTE:  ACCESS FROM UTILITY TUNNEL

 

 

LEVEL 1

NOTE:  SPIRAL STAIRCASE 

 

 

LEVEL 1 ELEVATOR ACCESS TO MISSILE ENCLOSURE AREA

NOTE:  LAUNCH PLATFORM CRIB LOCK HAS BEEN CUT OFF

 

LEVELS  1 & 2

NOTE:  GASEOUS OXYGEN VENT STILL IN PLACE

 

 

LEVEL 1 & 2

NOTE:  UP LOCKS HAVE BEEN CUT OFF AND BREAKER CYLINDERS ARE GONE

 

 

LEVELS 2 & 3

 

 

HVAC DUCTING ON LEVEL 1

 

 

SPIRAL STAIRCASE LEVEL 2 TO 3

 

 

LEVEL 1, 2 AND 3

 

 

ELEVATOR ACCESS

NOTE:  LEVEL 2 UTILITY TUNNEL ACCESS

 

 

LAUNCH PLATFORM UPLOCKS

 

 

HYDRAULIC  RAM MOUNTING BASE FOR TRUNION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 2  ACCESS FROM UTILITY TUNNEL

 

 

LEVEL 2

 

 

GASEOUS OXYGEN VENT

 

 

LEVEL 2 LOOKING DOWN ON LEVEL 3

 

 

PERSONNEL & FREIGHT ELEVATOR STILL ON LEVEL 2

 

 

LEVEL 2

 

 

LOOKING UP AT SILO DOORS FROM LEVEL 2

 

 

ELEVATOR LEVEL 1

 

 

LEVEL 3

 

 

LEVEL 3 SPIRAL STAIRCASE

 

 

GASEOUS OXYGEN VENT BLAST VALVE TO FILL & VENT SHAFT

 

 

GASEOUS OXYGEN VENT BLAST VALVE

 

 

LOOKING UP AT BOTTOM OF PERSONNEL & FREIGHT ELEVATOR

 

 

WATER LINES FROM UTILITY TUNNEL ALSO 1 COPPER AIR LINE FOR BLAST VALVES

NOTE:  6" WATER LINE IN THE MIDDLE

 

 

HYDRAULIC LINES RUNNING LENGTH OF SILO

 

 

LEVEL 4

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 5

 

 

WORK PLATFORMS

NOTE:  RETRACTABLE COLLIMATOR SIGHT TUBE

 

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