Rear and Outside Entry Stairs And Blast Doors
Outside the EOC Front Entry
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The above right photo was taken looking up the rear stairway that goes up into the building. The door into the shelter is to the immediate left and the outside stairway is to the right. This photo was taken during the March 2003 tour and the ladder is still there along with the paper shark seen in the above left photo.
Outside Entry Stairway and Blast Door
The above left photo was taken standing in the rear door opening that goes into the EOC hallway. The silver steel door to the immediate right of the picture closes the EOC off from the stairwell. Both entry stairwells have one of these doors. I believe these doors were to shield the interior of the EOC from radioactive contamination that may have entered the stairwells. Immediately to the right just above the steel door is a decontamination shower. See photo below at bottom of page.
The above right photo was taken from the stairway landing underneath the closed outside blast door. The seal on this door was leaking water into the stairway and you could see outside light coming through. One shackle that tightens the door down was in place but not completely tightened.
Decontamination Shower and Door Lift Cylinder
The above right photo shows a close-up of the door lift cylinder and operating lever.