Nike Missile Locations Pennsylvania

StateSite NameMissile TypeDefense AreaSite LocService DatesControl site condition/ownerLaunch Site condition/owner
PAPH-67Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APhiladelphiaChester/Media1955 - 1963FDSFDS
PH-75Nike 2B, 4C/18H, 60A/23L-UA, (11L-H)PhiladelphiaEdgemont/ Delaware City1955 - Nov 1968Ridley Creek State ParkUSAR Center
PH-15Nike 1B. 2C/30a/12L-APhiladelphiaNewportville/ Crowden1956 - 1963Private ownershipPrivate ownership
PH-82Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APhiladelphiaPaoli/ Valley Forge1955 - 1982FDSFDS
PH-07Nike 2B/30A/8L-APhiladelphiaRichboro1956 - Sep 1961FDSFDS
PI-02Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghRural RidgeApr 1955 - Apr 1963FDSFDS
PH-99Nike 4B, 2C/36H, 60A/22L-UUPhiladelphiaWarrington/ Eureka1956 - Jul 1971FDSFDS
PH-91Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APhiladelphiaWorchester1956 - 1963Private ownershipUSAR Center
PI-62Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghBridgeville/ Hickman1956 - Apr 1963Intact, Army, Pittsburgh Readiness GroupIntact, Army control
PI-92Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghBryant/ North Park1956 - Apr 1963FDSFDS
PI-71Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/10L-UPittsburghCorapolis/ Beacon1955 - Mar 1974FDSFDS
PI-37Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UPittsburghCowansburg/ Herminie1956 - Mar 1974FDSFDS
PI-03Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UPittsburghDorseyville/ IndianolaOct 1956 - Mar 1974FDSFDS
PI-42Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghElizabeth1956 - Apr 1963FDSFDS
PI-43Nike 3B/18H, 30A/12L-UPittsburghElramaMay 1955 - Mar 1974FDSFDS
PI-52Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghFinleyville1958 - Jul 1960Partially Intact, Private ownership, a churchPartially Intact, Private ownership
PI-36Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/10L-UPittsburghIrwinApr 1955 - Dec 1968FDSFDS
PI-25Nike 1B, 2C/30A/12L-APittsburghMurrysville/ MonroeApr 1955 - 1960FDSFDS
PI-93Nike 1B, 2C/18H, 30A/10L-HPittsburghWestvilleOct 1956 - Jun 1971FDSFDS

Note there are additional sites that covered the Philadelphia area in New Jersey.

Nike Missile Type Key

Missile Storage: C=Ajax only, original design B=Ajax or Hercules, some modifications were required for the elevator to handle the Hercules launcher. D= Either, increaed access room in the magazine
Missile Launcher: A=Ajax AA=Double Ajax launchers AG=Above Ground H=Hecrules L=Launcher K=Unoffical designation for Alaskan above ground launchers U=Uniersal launcher UA=1/2 Universal and 1/2 Ajax launchers UU=Double Univeral launchers
Note: Launchers converted to Hercules are given in paraenthesis, e.g. (8L-H)

This data is from the book To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program