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Aboveground Home Fallout Shelter Tour
Zilker Park Fallout Shelter Austin, Texas
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Shelter Entry/Blast Door
This is the entry door to the shelter. The door opens into a closet sized room with concrete walls that are about 10 inches thick. The door is concrete poured into a wedge shaped metal pan with hinges. The door opens very smoothly with some effort. There is a air vent pipe coming out of the top of the entry and going up through the roof of the garage. This entry room is located at the end of the garage away from the main house. The entry hatch to the underground section of the shelter is to the left through the door.
Shelter Ground Level Room and Hatch To Underground Room
The above left photo shows inside the room looking back at the closed door. The bar on the door swings up and secures with a large bolt to lock the door from the inside. The ground level room is about 3 feet wide by 8 feet long on the inside.
The above center and right photos show the hatch on the floor of the room. The hatch is simply a metal cover that goes over the opening in the floor. There is no hinge on the cover, it just lifts up off of the entry pipe coming out of the floor. The entry door to the garage is to the immediate left.