Re: [coldwarcomms] DC-area nuclear Nikes
- At 10:27 PM 5/10/2000 -0400, you wrote:
>Interesting - I don't know of any missile sites near Pimmit Hills, and ICheck out:
>couldn't find any mention of one in "To Defend and Deter". Is it possible
>that the site was some other kind of defense facility, like a radar or
>(For those not familiar with the DC area, Pimmit Hills is a 1950s
>residential neighborhood about 9 miles west of DC, just inside the Capital
It is the best list I know of all the NIKE site in the US.
- hi albert , yea the lorton site bunkers were paved over just before i moved
to fla. in late 91 or early 92 thats where the new bldg is just past hooes rd
. the low green bldgs with brick chiminys are nike, last i saw the guard
shack was still there that would make a neat souvineir :) also the other base
was on popes head rd not pohick
as i wrote earlier , now called nike park on maps. the site in pimmit hills
was described in a book called the history of fairfax co. i was digging
through the web and found a site where you could read this. it said the base
was located off magerity
or magretty rd.any such rd in that area ?? if i find this web site again i
will write it down . fyi there is a fellow in your area who regularly listens
to af -1 and the airforce
orderwire comms on wbfm in the mil air band e-mail address is hobnail@...
he reports some very interesting stuff .it may be of intrest to you. i also
enjoy reading your reports of inspecting various sites ..
thats all for now LOKUTIS