Diary of a Network Geek

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UK Bomb Shelter

Filed under: Calamity, Cataclysm, and Catastrophe,Fun,Red Herrings — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Tiger which is terribly early in the morning or 5:28 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waning Gibbous

The cold war didn’t start in the U.S.

You know, sometimes, we think that the U.S. invented bomb shelters back in the late Fifties, but, really, they weren’t an original idea. The Brits, who frankly have a lot more experience with actually being bombed than we do, have had bomb shelters for far longer than we have. In fact, theirs are organized and, in some cases, state subsidized.
Here’s an article about one such bomb shelter that’s been abandoned, sadly.
Actually, with land prices being what they are in the UK, I’m surprised they haven’t rented it out!

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