The Luxury Doomsday Bunkers of Texas’s Trident Lakes - The Atlantic | Rising S Company

The Luxury Doomsday Bunkers of Texas’s Trident Lakes – The Atlantic

A Resort for the Apocalypse

On July 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy spoke to the American people of a need “new to our shores” for emergency preparedness, including fallout shelters. The bunkers of that era-Brutalist, cement, with foldout beds and stockpiled food-were designed to protect families in the event that the Cold War turned hot 1.

 

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