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For sale: former missile silo in New Mexico desert

Site 10 storeys deep capable of withstanding a nuclear blast

Mr Moore (centre) surveying the property, which had attracted plenty of what he called "doomsday types" looking for a virtually impenetrable bunker for when things above ground turn sour.

New Mexico

PAST the city limits, where the main street with the UFO museum and the McDonald's in the shape of a flying saucer gives way to a lonely highway coursing through an ocean of scrubby terrain, the green door pops up like a periscope.

Jim Moore, a real estate agent in New...

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