AERIALS

 

ATLAS F MISSILE SITE CONSTRUCTION

579th STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

WALKER AFB

ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO

 

EXCAVATION DOWN TO THE 40 FOOT LEVEL

 

SILO CONSTRUCTION IN PROGRESS AND STARTING LAUNCH CONTROL CENTER

 

BACKFILLING AND COMPACTING

NOTE:  CRIB STEEL BEING INSTALLED

 

BACKFILLING AND COMPACTING COMPLETED

NOTE:  SILO DOORS BEING BUILT EAST OF THE CAP

8 MAY 1961

 

MANY THANKS TO JAY HANSEN FOR SHARING THESE PHOTOS 

 

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