This scene shows the access road to PH 32's Launch Area as it aproaches the gate, in this photo a chain. This 1/2 mile road connected to Tomlinson Mill Road and the Control Area. Inside the gate on the right were the guard house and barrack
Foundation for Test and Assembly building at center.This building was where the missile components were received and assembled. Repairs and testing were done here as well.
The curved concrete walkway connected this building to the fueling area.
This was the missile fueling area. From the Assembly Building, the missiles were brought here on large dollies for fueling. The berm surrounded this area for protection, a blast would be directed upward instead of outward.
From the fueling area, the missies were brought to the magazines in the launch area for storage, lowerd using large elevators. This photo shows part of the launch area and elevator doors to one of the two magazines at PH 32. There were rails that connected the elevators to the launchers which have been removed.
The magazines are 17 feet deep-ground level to floor, 10 feet high and 7 feet from ground level to ceiling. The interior space is 49 feet by 60 feet.
The mounds of debris seen here have been removed as part of a clean up at the site.
A close-up view of the elevator doors, here welded closed with steel beams. These doors would open inward as the elevator rose to the surface. Both magazines at PH 32 are filled with water. The elevator doors have since been coverd with asphalt.
A magazine escape hatch. The door is laying behind it, a steel plate has been welded over the opening.
Magazine stairway access. A steel plate replaces the doors in this photo.
View looking down into stairway. The sign on wall read 'CAUTION USE HAND RAIL'.

Photo:Guy Thompson (2001)
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