This airfield was built in the early 1940's to train navy pilot's during WW2. After the war it was used as a caretaker airfield and then briefly used for Nasa training until finally closing in the year 2000.
I decided to pre-dawn with WindsorSB to explore the airfield. Our prior attempts were stopped by police activity on the runways due to sideshows. Most of the remaining buildings on the grounds have been demolished which is sad to see, but the historic control tower remains in disrepair. The tower itself is pretty untouched by graffiti except for the hallway, but the birds nesting in the ceiling made the atmosphere hard to breath in, even with masks. The controls in the upper tower are all gone except for the runway light panel which was pretty cool to see. We also got to drive the (2) 7,000 foot runways to take some car shots. We took my 1975 Plymouth as a ploy in case any police showed up to use that as a excuse to what we were doing there. Again as we were leaving ran into highway patrol on the exit road, but for whatever reason they didn't seem to ask what we were up to.
14. Notice what looks like blood above the door.
15. After doing research, this item left in the control tower was a wireless battery operated camera left to keep watch after it was abandoned. If this was hanging on a wall functionally like it should have been I probably wouldn't have thought anything of it.