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Magazine A - view of inside top showing position above of large doors allowing missiles to be elevated to the surface.

Magazine A - view of inside top showing position above of large doors allowing missiles to be elevated to the surface.

Magazine B - View toward west of elevator machinery pit (54' x 9' and 6'4" deep) below and underside of ground level elevator door opening above now sealed with concrete with  steel elevator doors removed.

Magazine B - View toward west of elevator machinery pit (54' x 9' and 6'4" deep) below and underside of ground level elevator door opening above now sealed with concrete with steel elevator doors removed.

Magazine B - Inside the "personnel room" showing the doorway with heavy "blast" door leading to the "personnel hatch" at the west end of the magazine.

Magazine B - Inside the "personnel room" showing the doorway with heavy "blast" door leading to the "personnel hatch" at the west end of the magazine.

Magazine A - Missiles were elevated up through steel doors here to the surface.

Magazine A - Missiles were elevated up through steel doors here to the surface.

Magazine C - Ralph Wilkerson told us the GIs only climbed up the ladder. They always slid down!

Magazine C - Ralph Wilkerson told us the GIs only climbed up the ladder. They always slid down!

Magazine C - Looking south in magazine C across the missile elevator pit.

Magazine C - Looking south in magazine C across the missile elevator pit.

Magazine B - Magazine hatch showing vertical ladder.

Magazine B - Magazine hatch showing vertical ladder.

Magazine A - More concrete block room additions to missile magazine area for use by Army radio relay troops, 1961-1970.

Magazine A - More concrete block room additions to missile magazine area for use by Army radio relay troops, 1961-1970.

Magazine A - Concrete block room additions inside the missile magazine for the Army radio relay station era.

Magazine A - Concrete block room additions inside the missile magazine for the Army radio relay station era.

Magazine B - View from south missile storage room across the missile elevator pit into north missile storage room. Each room is 42' x 27' divided by the 9' wide pit making inside dimensions of the whole magazine 42' x 63' x 10' high to the bottom of the concrete roof beams and another 2.6' to roof area above the beams. Missile pointed to the left or west in this view.

Magazine B - View from south missile storage room across the missile elevator pit into north missile storage room. Each room is 42' x 27' divided by the 9' wide pit making inside dimensions of the whole magazine 42' x 63' x 10' high to the bottom of the concrete roof beams and another 2.6' to roof area above the beams. Missile pointed to the left or west in this view.

Magazine C - Inside the south storage room showing pit that the elevator retracted into.

Magazine C - Inside the south storage room showing pit that the elevator retracted into.

Magazine A - Phase II era stairway down into the phase I (Nike Missile) era elevator pit. Note the concrete block room additions to accommodate radio relay crews.

Magazine A - Phase II era stairway down into the phase I (Nike Missile) era elevator pit. Note the concrete block room additions to accommodate radio relay crews.

Magazine C - Access to Nike-Ajax Missile magazine C was through this single vertical shaft with a steel ladder that the US Army soldiers used from 1954 to 1961.

Magazine C - Access to Nike-Ajax Missile magazine C was through this single vertical shaft with a steel ladder that the US Army soldiers used from 1954 to 1961.

Magazine B - Sign panel debris on the floor of the personnel room.

Magazine B - Sign panel debris on the floor of the personnel room.

Magazine C - Retired US Army missileman Ralph Wilkerson on left visits the access hatch that he used in 1958 as a 21-year-old soldier stationed here.

Magazine C - Retired US Army missileman Ralph Wilkerson on left visits the access hatch that he used in 1958 as a 21-year-old soldier stationed here.