Common sense isn't.
Although the general area was previously open to public access, it is clear that the visitor overlook has been neglected for at least a couple years or more. I last personally visited it in 1995, at which time the facility was in good shape, and the video equipment was still operating. This is clearly no longer the case, and has not been for quite some time.
They used to show a slide show on this screen, and there used to
be benches to sit on while watching.
The projection booth has been boarded over.
If I remember correctly, it was previously unattended, and one
would push a button to start the show.
At right is the overlook view towards the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility (HRIBF brief description).
The sign is no longer there.
Below is a panoramic view.
Scroll right if needed to see complete panoramic image.
Five combined, Photo-stitched images from Canon PowerShot S100 Digital ELPH.
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Common sense isn't.
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