10 Creepiest Abandoned Cold War Missile Silos [Gallery]

Dimply-lit tunnels snake into the distance, metal steps echo with the sound of footsteps, and huge vertical drops plummet into the darkness — cavernous chambers where missiles intended to carry nuclear warheads would have once been housed. Replete with the signs of creeping decay and generally left to rack and ruin, abandoned missile bases are grim yet fascinating places to explore.

Environmental Graffiti shows their picks for 10 of the world’s creepiest abandoned cold war missile silos.

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Mike Richard
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Mike Richard is a Rhode Island native, professional web designer and travel junkie with an unhealthy addiction to backpacking, hiking and seeing the world. He enjoys knit hats, small, declarative sentences and speaking in the third person. His other professional credits include "Woman's World magazine contributor" and having once been interviewed by Tyra Banks (seriously).

One Response

  1. Brian Car

    Interesting article, here in the UK loads of cold war bunkers were build. Many by polish miners that couldn’t speak English. There is one that you can visit in Cheshire, well worth a visit if you are in that part of the World.


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