Journalist Uncovers a Secret-Government Facility by Accident and the Photos Reveal Our Worst Fears
6The US government’s contingency plan
Upon research, Graf found that this was the contingency plan of the US government in case of nuclear fallout. Some of the details were comforting but some horrified him. It was a plan that was made to accommodate only 7000 families, there was no room for anyone else. The guest list says Graf included only high ranking government officials, the
7It was sanctioned during the cold war
Further research on the bunkers revealed that the bunker was sanctioned in 1951 during the Truman administration where the same team who constructed the New York Subway was used for the job and sworn to secrecy. One of the laborers Gene Bowman was paid $1.35 an hour in 1951. Graff says “They just said they were building a tunnel. Wasn’t nobody interested in what they were doing.” Once dug, however, it didn’t look like a simple tunnel.”
8It was a city beneath a rock
In one interview, Graff revealed that the Raven Rock complex was almost like a city built into a mountain with the intention of being a backup for the Pentagon. Site R also featured two solid steel 34-ton blast doors that were capable of withstanding a nuclear blast. In fact, this wasn’t just one but one of many.
9An entire administrative center for officials
In the interior of the structure at Raven Rock, there were 100, 000 feet of office for use by the army officials. There were other facilities too like infirmaries, cafes, cafeterias and all other utilities that could cater for 1,400 American
10It also had sandwich joints like a Subway outlet
There were more bunkers across the country said Graff and one existed in Cheyenne Mountain Colorado that even had a Subway sandwich outlet. Fancy “If you just happen at the time of the apocalypse to be manning the cash register at the Subway you are going to be the only fast food employee in America to survive the nuclear war,” he said.