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This a photo of the Streator Training Facility for the Distant Early Warning Radar Line(DEWLine.

Additional information is available at http://lswilson.dewlineadventures.com....

Courtesy of Wikipedia— A prototype built for training purposes was chosen to be located in Streator, Illinois in 1952. The Streator DEW-Line Training Center became operational in 1956 and closed when operations were moved to Colorado Springs in 1975. This site was located about 3-1/2 miles NW of Ancona, Illinois. We’re looking west.

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