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Mare Island Naval Shipyard - Bomb Shelters

Posted by Bill Brown (California, United States) on 18 November 2012 in Documentary & Street and Portfolio.

Mare Island Project: November 2012

History: The concrete structures you see in this image are the back sides of a series of bomb shelters from the cold war era. They are situated between the industrial and residential areas. This is now a parkway complete with park benches.

Canon EOS 5D 1/10 second F/5.6 ISO 100 45 mm

navy | shipyard | mare | island | vallejo | ca

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Ruthiebear from Tituhsville, NJ, United States

The path draws my eye through the image. The shelters give a nice repetition through the image.

18 Nov 2012 2:55pm

SharonPleasants from Monroe, United States

Reminds me of a cemetary in New Orleans, where burials are done above ground.

18 Nov 2012 3:06pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Nice path for a walk. great frame.

18 Nov 2012 3:37pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales Boy), Germany

A very interesting image that shows how much the USA feared a nuclear confrontation back then !!

18 Nov 2012 6:00pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I know the subject is (or was) very serious, but these look really cool :-) Have a good trip Bill--Left you a note on FB :-)

18 Nov 2012 10:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Relics of the cold war that we will hopefully not ever need. An interesting and pretty image. I like that warm light in the trees.

18 Nov 2012 11:56pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Give the right moment, those would look most welcoming. Coming out afterward might have been very different.

19 Nov 2012 7:45am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Beautiful light with saturated colors.

19 Nov 2012 8:15pm