|LOX facility at Complex 34, circa 1961|
This is the LOX (liquid oxygen) facility at Complex 34 as it appeared in the early 1960's. The launch pad is approximately 650 feet north (left) of the earthen revetment. The large (main) spherical storage tank is 43 feet in diameter, and is used for bulk LOX storage and fueling. The smaller cylindrical tank is a replenishment tank, used for "topping off" vehicles during the latter stages of launch preparation.
In the distance is the fuel
|Photo courtesy of NASA (from Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations).|
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