Doomsday Club

Back in 1975, $12,800 could have bought you membership in a “doomsday club.” Come doomsday, this would have allowed you to hide out in a secret, well-supplied location in northern California — where you’d be safe from rioters, zombies, etc.

I wouldn't be surprised if the doomsday retreat hasn't burned down with all the recent fires.

Newport News Daily Press - May 25, 1975

     Posted By: Alex - Thu Feb 07, 2019
     Category: Armageddon and Apocalypses | 1970s

Weed, N.Calif.?? They surely are in the farming business today.
Posted by Virtual on 02/07/19 at 08:16 AM
Over $60,000 in today's dollars.
Posted by ges on 02/07/19 at 09:33 AM
The landscape around Weed is high dry desert scrub land, not conducive to farming anything. It's mainly a wide spot in the road for gas on the way to Oregon. Perfect for hiding out from the coming apocalypse - all you need would be an underground bunker, a few million rounds of ammunition and a few year supply of food. Sort of like the Michael Gross character in the "Tremors" movie.

Posted by KDP on 02/07/19 at 08:20 PM
And by the time you got out, you'd be just as psychotic as you were psychopathic when you went in.
Posted by Richard Bos on 02/09/19 at 06:25 AM
Richard, many times it's hard to tell the difference among Californians.
Posted by KDP on 02/09/19 at 09:16 PM
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