Mining facility for sale

ragdelaedragdelaed Member Posts: 5
edited October 28 in Mining
1.47 acres flat
One main large building
One 20 foot shipping container
Large fenced area
6467 W COUNTY LINE RD, Lula GA
2400 sq foot interior space
3 phase 600 AMP power
no water
C2 zoned

The building is remote, and was originally part of the AT&T microwave relay system built back in the 50's. These buildings were built to withstand a nuclear attack as close as two miles away. The walls are 12-18 inches of poured concrete, with rebar and copper wiring, to protect from an electromagnetic pulse that occurs upon nuclear detonation.

http://www.drgibson.com/towers/
http://www.thecentraloffice.com/Microwave/microwave sites.htm
https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/fxuk2/this_is_a_map_of_the_1960s_era_att_long_lines/
http://long-lines.net/places-routes/index.html
http://www.engineeringradio.us/blog/2009/07/cold-war-relic-att-long-lines-microwave-site-kingston-ny/

The building has three main rooms. two small, one large. One small room is the engine room, with a 100Kw diesel tank engine, which could be used to supply power to the building, and any excess would be shipped back into the grid to produce a credit with the energy provider. It shows about 600 hours of use. The other small room houses the air handler, which was deigned to keep the facility at a constant temperature, with a 1-2 degree variance, and to provide positive air pressure in case of an explosion outside. I have not used either of these as my mining efforts did not require them. There are two heat pumps outside the building, but they were vandalized for the copper before i bought the property.

The large room is about two thousand square feet, with very high ceilings. I have not measured, but a 16 foot ladder is not enough for me to touch the ceiling when i am on the top step, and i am 5'11".

There is a large metal louvered window in the engine room, and another one in the main room. The window in the engine room is eye level, and about 3X5 feet. The window in the large room is at the top of the wall, and is a bit smaller. As hot air rises, i put fans under my rigs and directed them upwards, with no other ventilation, and my 10 rigs ran with no overheating issues at all.

The power to the building is three phase, 600 AMP. There is a main PDU in the main room with a small 200 AMP panel on the back wall for building power. The rest was designed to power the antennae out back. I used the back panel with no issues. The equipment is old, but was built to highest specs at the time, and is extremely sturdy equipment. Cost was not a factor when this building was constructed as the microwave system was considered part of national communications and was funded by the government.

The site itself is quiet, in a small town, very little traffic. It is surrounded by farms, and i have never had a problem with anyone trying to break in or vandalize anything while i have owned the place.

As a side benefit, the tower is about 120 feet high, and when the zombie apocalypse descends, it will make a great sniper tower :) My family named it the zombie compound as i bought this when "Walking Dead" was in full tilt, and we figured we could always bug out there when it finally happened.

Pics:
https://imgur.com/a/7xvcFZ0

MLS:
https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/6467-W-County-Line-Rd_Lula_GA_30554_M68706-72208

Asking price is $99,000, negotiable.
Property tax is $800 per year.

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