Code Red

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Photo by Scott Haefner: Code Red

The control room, where operators were lowering a missile back into the 160-foot deep silo when it exploded during a testing exercise in 1960. None of the 25 men in the underground launching facility were injured in the blast, which hurled debris up to 4000 feet away.

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