Kansas Survival Caves Survive

A California man has purchased a complex of limestone caves dug more than 100 years ago from the U.S. Army. Robert Vicino is creating what he calls the world's largest private underground survivor shelter near Atchison, Kansas. Click to see photos from the caves from the eerie underground caverns

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A California man has purchased a complex of limestone caves dug more than 100 years ago from the U.S. Army. Robert Vicino is creating what he calls the world's largest private underground survivor shelter near Atchison, Kansas. Click to see photos from the eerie underground caverns.
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The caves, now called the Vivos Survival Shelter and Resort, are said to be a fun place for families to take vacations and learn assorted survival skills to prepare them for whatever world-changing catastrophe awaits.
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A door stands open at an entrance to the Vivos Shelter and Resort during a tour of the facility in Atchison, Kansas.
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A fence helps guard the entrance to the caves which are part of the Mo/Kan Underground facility in Atchison, Kansas.
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The Army used the caverns, created by limestone mining operations that started in the late 1880s, or decades as a storage facility before putting them up for auction last year.
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Paved roadways lead the way to the Vivos Shelter and Resort during a tour of the facility in Atchison, Kansas.
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Springfield, Missouri investor Coby Cullins submitted a winning of $510,000 bid for the property.
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Coby Cullins explains a map showing the extent of the complex of caves.
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Vicino says the Vivos Survival Shelter and Resort will be a fun place for members to take vacations and learn assorted survival skills to prepare them for whatever world-changing catastrophe awaits.
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Coby Cullins drives a golf cart through the extensive cave system.
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Coby Cullins stands next to an entrance to the Vivos Shelter and Resort during a tour.
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A reporter walks through a door to the Vivos Shelter and Resort during a tour of the facility in Atchison, Kansas.
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Coby Cullins stands next to a scale model of the Vivos Shelter and Resort during a tour of the facility.
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