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This old abandoned Detroit high school had a shooting range inside
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Posted on 10/19/2020 7:25:05 PM PDT by AggregateThreat

Exploring Detroit's Largest Abandoned High School

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: banglist; detroit; education; michigan
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This is not something you see every day.
1 posted on 10/19/2020 7:25:05 PM PDT by AggregateThreat
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To: AggregateThreat

It used to be something nobody had any issue with.

Make America Great Again, please.

~Easy


2 posted on 10/19/2020 7:26:59 PM PDT by EasySt (Say not this is the truth, but so it seems to me to be, as I see this thing I think I see #KAG)
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To: AggregateThreat

This is not anything new for older schools.


3 posted on 10/19/2020 7:31:16 PM PDT by caver (Somwo)
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To: AggregateThreat

We had an indoor shooting range under the bleachers at West High in Phoenix. I don’t think the high school is there anymore.


4 posted on 10/19/2020 7:33:32 PM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: AggregateThreat

When I was in second or fifth grade my three years older brother was on the school’s rifle team. He brought his rifle to school on the school bus, not container just a sling. I carried the box of fifty shells.


5 posted on 10/19/2020 7:33:58 PM PDT by MHGinTN (A dispensation perspective is a powerful tool for discernment)
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To: AggregateThreat

So did my high school.
So did the Kodak headquarters.


6 posted on 10/19/2020 7:35:03 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (Interesting how those so interested in workERS are so disinterested in workING.)
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To: AggregateThreat

Jr ROTC students would take their M-1 Garands home once a week to clean them. THEY RODE PUBLIC BUSES to and from the high school!


7 posted on 10/19/2020 7:35:33 PM PDT by TaMoDee (No more NFL games ever!)
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To: AggregateThreat

Yep.
We has some very competitivr Rifle teams back in the day.

Kinda cool. Could even earn a Varsity Letter with an M1 symbol it.


8 posted on 10/19/2020 7:35:46 PM PDT by Macoozie (Handcuffs and Orange Jumpsuits)
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To: AggregateThreat

My grandad’s high school had a shooting range in the basement of his high school; his school’s shooting team won many a rifle target shooting event.


9 posted on 10/19/2020 7:36:22 PM PDT by SkyDancer (~ Pilots: Looking Down On People Since 1903 ~)
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To: AggregateThreat

I am seventy five, BTW. My brother was a very good shot with a peep sight on his 22. He and my step father went frog hunting one night, using a flashlight to spot the loud bull frogs along the creek. The step father shone the light on a pair of eyes and my brother would squeeze off a round, then the stepfather would go pick up the frog. He shined the light on a pair of eyes and my brother took a single shot. When stepfather picked up the carcass it was a large water moccasin who must have also been hunting frogs that night.


10 posted on 10/19/2020 7:38:39 PM PDT by MHGinTN (A dispensation perspective is a powerful tool for discernment)
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To: AggregateThreat

Also had bibles and ten commandments for sure.


11 posted on 10/19/2020 7:49:46 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: MHGinTN

That’s a neat story.

Our shop teacher would take students out to his car during lunch hour and they’d all look at his latest rifle or pistol. And the boys would take him out and show him their new guns.


12 posted on 10/19/2020 7:49:48 PM PDT by laplata (The Left/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: HighSierra5

Nah, West was gone by about 1970. It was a neat school.


13 posted on 10/19/2020 7:53:33 PM PDT by Migraine ( Liberalism is great (until it happens to YOU).)
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It was still there when I graduated in 72. But I moved back to California in 74. I remember later that a friend said it was closed but I don’t know which year.


14 posted on 10/19/2020 7:58:40 PM PDT by HighSierra5
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To: AggregateThreat

Detroit - Where the Weak are Killed and Eaten!


15 posted on 10/19/2020 7:59:15 PM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: EasySt

My high school had a rifle range, rifle team, a large JROTC program and a large Industrial Arts complex...


16 posted on 10/19/2020 8:00:01 PM PDT by Starcitizen (Communist China needs to be treated like the pariah country it is. Send it back to 1971)
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To: AggregateThreat

I was on the rifle team in high school, it was part of the junior ROTC program. The range was in the basement of the gym. We frequently went to Ft. Benning and trained with the U.S. Army Marksmanhsip Training Unit, that included several Olympic Gold Medalists. We fired their match grade rifles ranging in caliber from .22 to 30 06. Great experience.


17 posted on 10/19/2020 8:02:34 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: MHGinTN

Same here, I took my rifle in for hunter safety class, then so I could go hunting after school. This was no further back than in the early 80’s. Damn shame what this world has turned into.


18 posted on 10/19/2020 8:05:30 PM PDT by Spacetrucker (George Washington didn't use his freedom of speech to defeat the British - HE SHOT THEM .. WITH GUNS)
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.22lr?


19 posted on 10/19/2020 8:14:58 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Get your houses in order.)
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To: AggregateThreat

They still have high school shooting teams in some parts of PA. I suppose the only thing unusual about it in Detroit is that they can’t understand how guns can safely be in schools.


20 posted on 10/19/2020 8:49:10 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA ("War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength." - George Orwell, 1984)
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