The US began building the Superconducting Super Collider in 1991, near Waxahachie, Texas. It was eventually abandoned before being completed leaving 22.5 km of tunnel and 17 shafts. The surface buildings appear to have been sold since the article was written.

Waxahachie, Texas Superconducting Super Collider A Texas-sized particle collider that was abandoned due to its Texas-sized budget

Super Collider [CD]

Super Collider [CD]

Super Collider [CD]

Super Collider [CD]

Super Collider, Pop Music

Super Collider, Pop Music

Tunnel Visions : The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider (Hardcover) (Michael Riordan)

Tunnel Visions : The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider (Hardcover) (Michael Riordan)

Space Shuttle Sweatshirt by super/collider

Space Shuttle Sweater seen on Super/Collider

Desertron: The Superconducting Super Collider – Waxahachie, Texas | Atlas Obscura

Desertron: The Superconducting Super Collider

Abstract science fiction futuristic background vision of super collider particle accelerator

Abstract science fiction futuristic background vision of super collider particle accelerator

This Is World's Largest Super Collider That Never Was -- and the place at which I never worked...

This Is World's Largest Super Collider That Never Was

This Is World's Largest Super Collider That Never Was -- and the place at which I never worked.

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