Emergency Road Work
NO DELTA-01 TOURS WILL BE OFFERED WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013. Ranger led talks will be offered on the front deck of the visitor center at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm. Interpretive rangers will be on-site at Delta-09, Missile Silo from 8:30 to 11:30 am.
History & Culture
National Park Service histories
The Missile Plains: Frontline Of America's Cold War is the Minuteman Missile Historic Resource Study. This in-depth study includes chapters on missile development, life in the missile field and the arms race. This study can be downloaded as a complete document or chapter by chapter.
The Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Special Resource Study was done in 1995 to study the feasibility of preserving Delta-01 and Delta-09 as an historic site. This study includes chapters on the Minuteman's history, site description and management alternatives.
Minuteman Missile Oral Histories are now online. These include valuable interviews with former missile field personnel, local citizens and contractor's who were part of the Minuteman's history for over three decades.
Did You Know?
Minuteman Missiles are not just part of the past, but also the present and future. Currently there are still 450 Minuteman missiles deployed across the Northern Great Plains.