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 has traveled the world extensively since 2008. He's camped in the Jordanian desert with Bedouins, tracked African wild dogs in South Africa, and survived a near-miss shark attack in Mexico. He loves the great outdoors, good bourbon, and he (usually) calls Massachusetts home. He also enjoys speaking in the third person.

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  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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