Man Builds North America’s Largest Private Doomsday Bunker Out Of School Busses
As Oddity Central shares, Bruce and Jean Beach have constructed a rather epic one up in Canada. In fact, it’s dubbed the largest private doomsday shelter in North America. Even more amazingly, the shelter was constructed completely out of school buses – 42 of them to be exact. The old buses are encased in concrete and buried about 14 feet underground, and it’s designed to accommodate as many as 500 people with everything necessary to survive doomsday.
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As Bruce sees it, his construction is going to come in handy sooner rather than later.
“I used to always say the end of the world was going to be two years from now,” he said. “But now I say it is going to be two weeks from now — and if I am wrong, I will revise my date. People think, ‘What a nut,’ and I know that, but I don’t mind, I understand the world looks upon me that way.”
“When you go inside the bunker for the first time, it is a different planet, it’s like you’re on Mars,” he said. “When you hear about this concept of 42 school buses underground, to fathom it is nothing compared to going in and actually seeing it…It’s crazy in there.”
The shelter is dubbed ‘Ark Two,’ and private tours can be arranged on the Beachs’ website for those that are so inclined. We’ll hold out hope that this shelter will prove to be nothing more than a curiosity instead of a necessity, but we would imagine that the Beachs have a small sense of solace afforded by the fact that they appear to be well set up if things wind up hitting the fan.
Thoughts of an intercontinental war have been rather unthinkable for decades, but it’s not out of the realm of possibility at the present time. As always, we’ll hold out hope that cooler heads will prevail in the long run