Abandoned Nuclear Missile Silo Home

Abandoned Nuclear Missile Silo Home

Trent Johnson
Oct 7, 2009

Ever dreamed of owning your own subterranean lair? lire From security, to thermal insulation, to protection from a nuclear attack, it'd have some pretty nice features. Check out this silo-turned-bachelor pad after the jump ...

This abandoned 2,200 sq. ft. missile silo was purchased by Bruce Townsley in 1997 for $99,000. All the working parts had been decommissioned - the buildings and parking lots had been removed - and the escape hatch had been capped in thick concrete.

Townsley's current living space is about 1,100 square feet and completely round and surrounded by thick concrete.

Every room in the structure revolves around the center pillar like a clock — kitchen, living room, office, bedroom — all separated by short partition walls built by Townsley.

See the rest of the Silo and Townsley's living quarters at Wired.com

Photos by Jim Merithew/Wired.com

Check out Townsley's own Web site at Siloworld.

Wired via Gizmodo.

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