These photos were taken in Elkhorn, Nebraska at the Roberts Dairy Company Farm.
I have no information on these images except the captions that are on the back of the 8x10 prints.
(17-) CD1221- Fire extinguisher, first aid kit, stored water, and other supplies in personnel fallout shelter at the Roberts Dairy Company Farm.
The meter on the wall, left of the door, is a trickle charger, which keeps emergency batteries fully charged.
Human shelter food is stored here for the men caring for the cattle.
Power for the pump, is supplied by an emergency generator.
(17-) CD1218 – Under ground fallout and tornado shelter for the Roberts Dairy Company Farm employees.
Large galvanized pipe exit in left foreground leads to emergency power plant, Shelter supplies are provided by the company.
(17-) CD1212 – Pump room for the cattle fallout shelter at the Roberts Dairy Company Farm.
(17-) Roberts Dairy Company Farm Cattle Fallout Shelter Article, August 23, 1963 In 2008 Carter Hulinsky of Lincoln Nebraska visited the state historical society and found a detailed article and some news clippings covering a fallout shelter test conducted at the Roberts Dairy Company Farm in August 1963.
He put these together in a file and emailed it to me in July 2008.
The racial makeup of the area was 98.75% White, 0.13% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 1.27% of the population.