Gallery: Cold-War era fallout shelter

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The entrance of a 1961 experimental fallout shelter hidden inside a wardrobe. (Thalen Zimmerman / Alexandria Echo Press)
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An old crank used to draw fresh air into the fallout shelter in times of danger. (Thalen Zimmerman / Alexandria Echo Press)
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These days the shelter is primarily used for storage, mostly old paint. (Thalen Zimmerman / Alexandria Echo Press)
Gallery: Cold-War era fallout shelter
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