Dyess Air Force Base  -  Atlas ICBM Silo  -  Site # 5 - Oplin
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Beginning of Construction   -   July 29, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Site Excavation   -   August 30, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Excavation   -   September 29, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Exterior   -   September 29, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo ReBar Detail   -   September 29, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Exposed Launch Control Center with No Tunnel   -   September 29, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Exterior - Rebar Detail   -   October 27, 1960
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Cap Exterior   -   January 27, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Exterior - Launch Control Center and Entryway   -   February 25, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Upper Structure with No Cap   -   February 23, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Trunion Mount Installation   -   March 27, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Elevator Drive Motors for Launch Platform   -   March 27, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Silo Level 2   -   February 23, 1961
Note: Tunnel and 2 Round Holes above were Ventilation System exited through 2 Blast Valves
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Level 5 - Silo Generator   -   March 27, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Level 8 - Liquid Oxygen Storage Tank   -   March 23, 1961
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas F Serial No. 61-2566 (80F)   -   May 1, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin leaves Dyess Air Force Base enroute to Site # 5
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas F Serial No. 61-2566 (80F)   -   May 1, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin at US 80 and 83 enroute to Site # 5
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas F Serial No. 61-2566   -   May 1, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin enters the gate to Site # 5
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Being Raised to Vertical on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Nearing Vertical Position on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Sitting on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Sitting on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Sitting on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Sitting on the Launch Platform
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Descending into the Silo
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Descending into the Silo
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   Atlas No. 566   -   May 2, 1962
The Spirit of Oplin Descending into the Silo
 
Dyess Air Force Base Newspaper dated Thursday May 3, 1962
 
Site # 5 - Oplin   -   General Dynamics Astronautic (GDA) Crew Members
 
1960 / 1962 Construction Photographs of all 12 Sites
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