BEALE AFB

 

TITAN I 

MISSILE BASE CONSTRUCTION

851st STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

BEALE  AFB

MARYSVILLE, CALIFORNIA 

 

UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

CONSTRUCTION HISTORY PHOTOS

AERIAL SITE 1A  LINCOLN

 

 

AERIAL SITE 1A  LINCOLN

 

 

SITE 1A  LINCOLN

 

 

LAUNCHER #1

AERIAL SITE 1A  LINCOLN

 

 

ANTENNA SILOS

AERIAL SITE 2A  LIVE OAK / SUTTER BUTTES

 

 

POWER HOUSE

AERIAL SITE 2A  LIVE OAK / SUTTER BUTTES

 

 

AERIAL SITE 1C  CHICO

 

 

INSTRUMENTATION

 

 

MISSILE PLACEMENT

 

 

IN THE NEAR FUTURE I HOPE TO ACQUIRE ORIGINAL COPIES

 

EXCAVATION OF LAUNCHER  #1   LINCOLN

 

TUNNEL EXCAVATION

SITE 1C

 

EXCAVATION OF LAUNCHER #1

SITE 1A

 

 

OPEN CUT EXCAVATION

SITE 1B TAKEN MARCH 1, 1960

 

OPEN CUT EXCAVATION LAUNCHER #2

SITE 1C

 

REMOVING ROCK FROM POWERHOUSE AREA

SITE 1A

 

EARTH SLIDE NEAR LAUNCHER #2

SITE 1A

 

OPEN CUT EXCAVATION

LAUNCHER #2  TAKEN IN MARCH 1960

SITE 1A

 

ANTENNA SILOS OPEN CUT EXCAVATION

SHORING OF SLOPE

SITE 1A

 

OPEN CUT EXCAVATION OF POWERHOUSE AND

CONTROL CENTER

SITE 1C

 

SHAFTING OPERATION EQUIPMENT

LAUNCHER #1

SITE 1A

 

 

ROCK BOLT DRILLING

SITE 1A

 

SHAFTING  OPERATIONS SHOWING STEEL

RING BEAMS AND APPLYING GUNITE

LAUNCHER #1

SITE 1A

 

LINER PLATE

LAUNCHER #2

SITE 1A

 

ROCK BOLTS SEEN UNDER CONTROL CENTER

SITE 1A

 

ROCK BOLTS BEING PLACED UNDER

CONTROL CENTER

SITE 1A

 

ROCK BOLTS CLOSE UP UNDER

CONTROL CENTER

SITE 1A

 

ROCK BOLTS

SITE 1A

 

BUCKLED LINER PLATE INSIDE LAUNCHER

SITE 1A

 

COMPACTING BACKFILL AROUND

ANTENNA  SILOS

SITE 1A

 

BACKFILLING

SITE C

 

TUNNEL BACKFILL BETWEEN JUNCTION 10 AND

ANTENNA TERMINAL

SITE 1A

 

TUNNEL BACKFILLING

SITE 1A

 

CONCRETE BATCH PLANT

SITE 1A

 

CONCRETE PLACEMENT MISSILE SILO NUMBER 2

SITE  1A

 

SETTING FORMS FOR ANTENNA SILOS

SITE  1C

 

FORMING PROPELLANT TERMINAL

SITE  1C

 

FORMING MISSILE SILO NUMBER 2

SITE  1A

 

FORMING EQUIPMENT TERMINAL WALL

SITE  1A

 

FORMING MISSILE SILO TOP SLAB

SITE  1A

 

MOVABLE STEEL FORMS SURROUND THE CONTROL CENTER

SITE  1A

 

MOVABLE STEEL FORMS BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE FOR CONTROL CENTER

SITE  1A

 

MOVABLE STEEL FORMS BEGIN THE POWERHOUSE

SITE  1A

 

SLIP FORMS BEING PLACED IN MISSILE SILO #1

SITE  1A

 

SLIP FORMS BEING PLACED IN MISSILE SILO #1

SITE  1A

 

SLIP FORMS BEING PLACED IN MISSILE SILO #1  NOTICE THE BUGGIE, HOPPER AND HOIST BUCKET

SITE  1A

 

CONCRETE WALL FINISHING MISSILE SILO #1

SITE  1A

 

REINFORCEMENT STEEL  MISSILE SILO #1 NOTICE LOX HEATING AND VENTILATING TUNNEL OPENINGS

SITE  1A

 

REINFORCEMENT STEEL FOR AIR EXHAUST

SITE  1A

 

REINFORCEMENT STEEL ANTENNA SILOS

SITE  1A

 

REINFORCEMENT STEEL FOR FOUNDATION OF LIQUID OXYGEN TANK

SITE  1C

 

LIQUID OXYGEN FUEL CRIB FOR MISSILE SILO #1

SITE  1B

 

SPRING BEAMS IN POWERHOUSE

SITE  1C

 

SPRING BEAMS FOR POWERHOUSE GENERATOR SLAB

SITE  1A

 

SPRING BEAMS FOR CONTROL CENTER

SITE  1C

 

COIL SPRING MOUNTS FOR PROPELLANT TERMINAL

SITE  1A

 

SPRING BEAMS IN EQUIPMENT TERMINAL #1

SITE  1A

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL LOOKING INTO INTERCONNECTING TUNNEL

NOTICE SEALED PIPE ENDS AND PURGE SET UP

 

LOX CRIB MISSILE SILO AT INTERCONNECTING TUNNEL LEVEL.  NOTICE INTERIM PIPING INSTALLATION

 

LOX CRIB IN THE MISSILE SILO.  NOTICE THE CATCH POT INSTALLATION

 

FUEL CRIB IN MISSILE SILO

RP-1 FLOW CONTROLLER AND AIR RELEASE TANK INSTALLATION

 

TUNNEL JUNCTION 12

FUEL TRANSFER PANEL

 

TUNNEL JUNCTION 12

FUEL CONTROL VALVES AND PIPING INSTALLATION

 

INTERCONNECTING TUNNEL  NOTICE FIELD INSTALLATION SET-UP

 

COMPLETED INTERCONNECTING TUNNEL INSTALLATION

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL

MAIN DECK PIPING INSTALLATION FOR LOX TANK SAFETY VALVE MANIFOLD

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL

MAIN DECK VALVES AND CONNECTIONS TAPED FOR LEAK CHECK DURING TESTING

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL MAIN DECK

COMPLETED INSTALLATION OF LOX TANK SAFETY VALVE MANIFOLD

NOTICE TRANSFER PANELS IN BACKGROUND

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL MAIN DECK

INTERIM LOX CONTROL VALVE INSTALLATION

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL MAIN DECK

COMPLETED VALVE INSTALLATION AND TRANSFER PANELS

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL LOWER LEVEL

FLEX HOSE AND PIPE SUPPORT INSTALLATION

 

PROPELLANT TERMINAL

HIGH PRESSURE GASEOUS BOTTLE CLUSTER AND CONTROL MANIFOLD

 

RADIATION SHIELD BETWEEN VENT SHAFT AND INTERCONNECTING TUNNEL

 

PROPELLANT LOADING SYSTEM TESTING EQUIPMENT

HIGH PRESSURE RECHARGER AND LIQUID NITROGEN STORAGE TANK

 

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