SITE 9

 

WALKER  AFB

ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

579th STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

SITE 9 

INTERIOR PHOTOS

 

OUTSIDE PHONE COMMUNICATION LINE

 

 

ORIGINAL ENTRYWAY DOOR

 

 

ENTRYWAY STAIRS

 

 

BOTTOM OF ENTRYWAY STEPS

 

 

ENTRAPMENT AREA

 

 

ENTRAPMENT AREA DOORWAY & BUZZER

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS RUNNING IN ENTRAPMENT AREA

 

 

TELEPHONE CABLE FOR ENTRAPMENT AREA

 

 

ELECTRICAL FEED LINE FROM INSIDE OF LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

ENTRAPMENT AREA DOOR

 

 

VIDEO CAMERA FEED LINE FROM LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

ORIGINAL CONDUIT FOR PUBLIC ADDRESS SPEAKER

 

 

VENT SHAFT FROM UPPER STAIRWELL BLAST VALVE

NOTE:  BLAST DOOR NUMBER 1

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS FROM BLAST VESTIBULE

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS

 

 

BLAST DOOR NUMBER 1 OPENING HANDLE

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS FROM STAIRWELL AT BLAST DOOR NUMBER 2

 

 

OPENING MECHANISM BLAST DOOR NUMBER 2

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS FROM STAIRWELL

 

 

BLAST DOOR INTERLOCK MECHANISM

 

 

BLAST DOOR INTERLOCK

 

 

BLAST DOOR INTERLOCK

 

 

BLAST DOOR NUMBER 2

 

 

BLAST VALVE UPPER STAIRWELL

 

 

INTERIOR OF BLAST VALVE

 

 

REMAINS OF STAIRWELL BLAST VALVE CONTROL PANEL

 

 

UPPER STAIRWELL BLAST VALVE

NOTE: COMPRESSED AIR TANK HAS BEEN REMOVED

 

 

ELECTRICAL CONDUITS FROM STAIRWELL TO BLAST VESTIBULE

 

 

COPPER FEED AIR LINE HOLDERS TO UPPER STAIRWELL BLAST VALVE

NOTE:  COPPER LINES HAVE BEEN REMOVED

 

UPPER STAIRWELL LANDING LOOKING INTO LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER UPPER LEVEL

 

 

SEWAGE SUMP DISCHARGE LINE AND VENT

 

 

SEWER SUMP DISCHARGE LINE AND VENT

 

 

ORIGINAL LOCATION OF EMERGENCY BACK UP LIGHT

 

 

ORIGINAL LOCATION OF COPPER AIR BLAST VALVE LINES

 

 

UPPER STAIRWELL BLAST VALVE

 

 

LOOKING UP FROM LANDING TO UPPER LEVEL LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

STAIRS TO LOWER LEVEL LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

MANY ELECTRICAL FEEDER LINES STILL IN PLACE

 

 

MID-WAY LANDING TO LOWER LEVEL

 

 

UPPER LEVEL LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

NOTE:  THIS SHACKLE ONCE HELD ONE OF FOUR PNEUMATIC SHOCKS

 

 

SEWER SUMP VENT

NOTE:  3" BLAST VALVE HAS BEEN REMOVED

 

 

ORIGINAL LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER LIGHTS

NOTE: SHOCK MOUNTING SPRINGS

 

 

ELECTRICAL BOXES AND LIGHT IN UPPER LEVEL CEILING

 

 

CENTER SUPPORT COLUMN

 

 

AIR EXHAUST BLAST VALVE

 

 

ELECTRICAL FEED LINES FOR LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

 

ANOTHER VIEW OF ELECTRICAL FEED LINES

 

 

AIR INTAKE BLAST VALVE

 

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