Finley Air Force Station was a surveillance radar station located about 2 miles west of Finley, ND, operating from April 1951 until December 1979. It is currently owned by the City of Finley which is in the process of demolishing the buildings.
Site operations still stands near the motor pool building.
While the radar dish that used to sit on top of the tower is long gone, the base remains, seemingly ready to start operations again.
I think they’re trying to tell me something.
The demolition of this building seems to have been put on hold.
The motor pool building sits in remarkably good shape.
Most of the buildings that were on the site have been torn down. These two buildings sit waiting their turn.
One afternoon I drove from Fargo to Grand Forks along Old Highway 81. Lots of small towns and farms were there to catch my attention.
This house was in remarkably good shape still. Good enough that someone had set up a sleeping bag on the couch inside over during the spring.
The shed that contained this chair was starting to collapse, leaving delaminated wood laying across the chair.
A stand of trees near Argusville hid this grille off an old Dodge truck.
A small barn sitting on the edge of a field.