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B-73 Lincoln

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In operation for 18 years, this site, located in surburban Lincoln and neighboring Wayland, northwest of Boston, was used by the Army Guard as well as the active Army for both Ajax and Hercules. 
Operational from Jan 1956 - Apr 1974 with the following missile types, Ajax and Hercules:  Nike 2B/12H, 20A/8L-U.

Launcher images below:   MA ARNG Armory. the guard is in the process of selling the property for reuse, probably as part of the adjoining Oxbow Wildlife Refuge.


1962



1962


The I.F.C. (radar) site, images below, for the Lincoln MA Nike site was off of Rt 117 and Lincoln Rd in Lincoln Ma. GPS 42 deg, 24 min, 23.96 sec N 71 deg, 19 min, 56.62 sec W Elevation 266 ft. It was on a hill that is actually a drumlin, ( Drumlin: an elongate or oval hill of glacial drift ) The site is south of the highway across from the area now called Drumlin farm.




1962



1962

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