As Canadians are oft to do, we follow the geese south for the winter. When temps get cold and skies are gray for days on end, we hunger for the sun. Wayne and I've made our way to Tucson, Arizona. In addition to some great USC Women's Basketball Games, we visited the Titan Missile Museum in nearby Sahuarita.
|Underground command center.|
|Double locked launch codes and keys.|
|Cableway between the command center and missile silo.|
|Looking up at the nosecone where the nuclear warhead would be housed.|
|Looking down into the 150 foot deep silo.|
|Looking down from above through the open retractable silo door.|
If you ever get to Tucson, it's only about a thirty minute drive south. It's a piece of history that needs to be remembered. Want to know more? Try Command and Control by Eric Schlosser and Titan II by David Stumpf. Both authors researched their books in the archives of the Titan Missile Museum. -- Margy