Community Bomb Shelter Under Bridge, 1962
In addition to small residential bomb shelters built in backyards or in basements, some communities planned–and in some cases, built–larger shelters for the community.
Most community bomb shelters were based in existing buildings–church or school basements, in particular. But this cutaway drawing shows a bomb shelter under a bridge built for this express purpose.
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Source: LIFE January 12, 1962