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Battery Paul D Bunker, BCN-127
The Battery Today

Today Battery Bunker sits abandoned and un-used, a haven for graffiti and other vandals at the top of the bluff overlooking the Whites Point Nature Preserve. Recent interior examination shows that the battery is holding up quite well. Most rooms are totally dry, there is very little damage from rust and much of the historic fabric such as the magazine doors and shell rails are intact.
While the building remains in physically good condition,  vandals continue to gain access to the interior and just about every vertical inch of concrete is covered in graffiti.
 
Despite the vandalism, a surprising number of resources remain intact inside the building. Most of the magazine doors are still mounted, some of the ventilation system, and the overhead track for handling shells is mostly still in place.
 


Poison gas proof door


Graffiti inside Battery Bunker


Battery Bunker from the air


Exterior view of a gun emplacement


Overhead rails for moving shells

The Guns of Fort MacArthur

    Battery Osgood - Farley
    Battery Leary Merriam
    Battery Barlow - Saxton
    Battery Lodor
    Battery Erwin

    Battery Eubanks

    Battery 127 (Paul D Bunker)
         Photos of the battery today
         Battery details

    Battery 128

    Battery 240 (Harry C. Barnes)

    Battery 241

    Battery 242 (Harry J Harrison)

    90mm AMTB

    155 GPF Mobile Guns

    Anti-Aircraft (Fixed and Mobile)

Missile Systems of Fort MacArthur

    The Nike Program


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