Nike Missile base for sale

Published at 10:08 p.m. on June 6, 2014 | Modified at 10:10 p.m. on June 6, 2014

The 14-acre Nike missile base just south of Hecker is for sale. The site formerly known as Hecker SL-40 has three underground bunkers that formerly housed Nike anti-aircraft missiles. The lifts for the bunkers still work. The Army shut down the missile site in 1969 after a decade, then turned it over to the Career Center of Southern Illinois, formerly the Beck Vocational Center. Pre-sale inspection tours for the Hecker site are set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 26 and 2 to 4 p.m. June 27. The minimum opening bid has been set at $70,000. To contact Keller, visit buyafarm.com Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2014/06/06/3244396/up-for-sale-old-nike-missile-site.html?sp=/99/100/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy

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