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I call this one "Bomb Pop", for obvious reasons . . .
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It would be neet if someone could check on the status of this Nike Hercules display at:
Oak Forrest Park District,
15601 Central Ave, Oak Forrest, IL

It was removed for 'restoration' (I hope). The current street view is from 10/2018 and shows the Nike boosters and interstage, probably in the process of removal. It would be nice to know if it ever got back up. I guess I could call them again to see what's happened.


The Booster and Interstage are gone . . .

http://<b>http://www.veteransgarage...issile.html</b>

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"The Missile is in good condition for it's age, but the rocket booster section (bottom) was severely corroded and ultimately destined to collapse. The Park District wisely decided to take action knowing it was time to prepare this Historic Surface To Air Missile (SAM) for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. The Missile section (top) was removed from the Rocket Booster Section and placed in temporary storage on site. The Rocket Booster section will be removed and replaced with a structural pedestal to support the Missile Section in an 'in flight' position. "

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VIDEO . . . http://<b>https://www.facebook.com/...9052545986</b>/

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Home of the Missiles....I like that.

Home of the MUTINEERS would be even more entertaining though.
Mutineering and Buccaneership unjustly get a bad rap.
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I like the idea of a book about roadside missiles.
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