Monthly Archives: January 2014

North Truro

Close to the tip of Cape Cod is the former North Truro Air Force Station. It served most of its existence as an early warning radar and listening station. It was closed in 1994. Today the FAA and Park Service control most of the property and there’s even a theater troop set-up there. Though most of the buildings are so full of asbestos that most are sealed up and left to fall down.

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Brunswick Part Two- The Nukes

The nuclear weapons storage area at Brunswick is the smallest one that I’ve come across. It sits atop a small hill with the surrounding woods clear cut to provide a clear line of sight for the Marine’s who once guarded the weapons.

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Back To The Cold War: Brunswick NAS

Okay, back to the business of posting pictures. Towards the end of 2013 I did a lot of traveling to work on The Cold War Project. Thanks to some unexpected and pleasant surprises when it came to getting access to sites that I’d had my eye on for a while. It was an incredibly productive time that I’m just now starting to get scanned in.

So, let’s start with the former Brunswick Naval Air Station in Maine. This is the most freshly closed base that I’ve visited, having closed in 2011. During the Cold War the base was mostly home to submarine hunting aircraft and was housed a small nuclear weapons depot.

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