Drone Footage Captured At This Abandoned Washington Missile Facility Is Truly Grim

Did you know that there are quite a few abandoned missile sites in the Spokane area, many of them dating back to the Cold War era? Most of them are practically indistinguishable now, but it’s still a little unsettling to think about what might have been.

YouTuber Jeff Brod captured some interesting drone footage of a Cold War era missile site that now sits right next to the Fox Ridge neighborhood. While we’re certainly glad that it isn’t currently in use, it’s eerie to see it so close to such a charming and peaceful community…. especially when, at one time, nine Atlas missile silos near Spokane held nuclear bombs.

Did you know Washington once held that many nuclear bombs? Here are some other facts about Washington’s history that might surprise you.