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Posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 10:00 pm | Updated: 12:46 pm, Mon Jul 29, 2013.

LOS ALAMOS — A tunnel and vault dug into a canyon wall in Northern New Mexico that for decades provided the federal government with a secret and secure place to store nuclear material and conduct research during the Cold War this week became a tour stop.

Los Alamos National Laboratory says the top-secret facility known as the “tunnel vault” has been declassified and is being shown on lab tours for the news media and for families of laboratory workers. The tours are part of the lab’s celebration of its 70th anniversary.

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  • Mark Ordonez posted at 12:07 pm on Wed, Jul 24, 2013.

    marcoordonez Posts: 659

    So this is where Agent 86 entered CONTROL. I wonder if visitors will be allowed to use the Cone of Silence.

     

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