posted on Jan, 20 2011 @ 08:43 AM
Originally posted by allenidaho
There are only 3 actual missile silos in Washington State. They are former Titan I sites. 2 of them are currently owned by Grant County and are
partially flooded after being abandoned for several decades. One is privately owned and is currently for sale for $3.9 million. The current owner also
rents and leases the silo for special events.
Aside from that, there are 9 former Atlas E missile sites in Washington. But they are coffin launchers and don't have silos
Thank you very much for this information!
Ooops! I didn't mean to post about silos! lol Must have associated silos with grain elevators and the area-in-question/the underground shelters.
There's a grain elevator out there, but it ain't no silo. See this is a perfect example of what happens when my wires get crossed because I'm trying
to process too information at once.
Anyway, I lived on the 25 acre "old military base" outside of Spokane, Washington (for 18 months). Here's a few pix to show you what I'm referring
The first picture shows the precise location where I was taken underground. Hidden from view are huge square areas with concrete walls. The area
looked as long as it did wide (squared) and you should be able to get a general idea of the size from the picture above.
Curious thing though, I know that the small greenhouse-looking structure wasn't there back in the mid-seventies. It seems a little out of place but
Anyway I'm glad that got mixed up because I might have never had a reason to go back and reminisce about old times at Alpha. Boy do I have lots of
great stories about that place. It wasn't Teen Challenge when I lived there, it was owned and operated by a Bob and Charlotte Baggett (sp?) and they
called the reformatory, Alpha.
One thing that really saddens me is that there were woods with waterfalls directly behind the facility. But now, apparently, there is emptiness. The
wood is gone now. And all that remains is a gaping hole where I saw my one and only Big Foot (no kidding).
But know I am straying into another topic.
edit on 20-1-2011 by Antoniastar because: because because because becauuuuuuuuuse....because of the wonderful things it
edit on 20-1-2011 by Antoniastar because: I want to say that the grain elevator was/is in the opposite direction of Spokane.
Like wayyyyyyy out there somewhere.
edit on 20-1-2011 by Antoniastar because: I thought I'd do a little editing.