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The kitchen, considered to be one of the most dangerous places in Alcatraz.

The kitchen, considered to be one of the most dangerous places in Alcatraz.

Alcatraz This place is creeeeepy (especially when they close the door to solitary confinement) and the ferry around the island is intense. The tour guides KNOW THEIR STUFF and you can ask them anything about the prisoners, escape attempts, etc.

Alcatraz This place is creeeeepy (especially when they close the door to solitary confinement) and the ferry around the island is intense. The tour guides KNOW THEIR STUFF and you can ask them anything about the prisoners, escape attempts

March 21, 1963: Alcatraz closes its doors.Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay closes down and transfers its last prisoners. At it’s peak period of use in 1950s, “The Rock, or “”America’s Devil Island” housed over 200 inmates at the maximum-security facility. Alcatraz remains an icon of American prisons for its harsh conditions and record for being inescapable.The twelve-acre rocky island, one and a half miles from San Francisco, featured the most advanced security of the time. Some of the…

March Alcatraz closes its doors. Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay closes down and transfers its last prisoners. At it’s peak period of use in “The Rock, or “”America’s Devil.

The original name of Alcatraz long before it became a prison. This mantle topped the original entrance to the Fort, now buried under the second story of the shooting gallery on the island’s north slope.

The original name of Alcatraz long before it became a prison. This mantle topped the original entrance to the Fort, now buried under the second story of the shooting gallery on the island’s north slope.

Front Kitchen Area - Alcatraz. On the second floor was an auditorium, which was where movies were screened to the inmates at weekends.

On the second floor was an auditorium, which was where movies were screened to the inmates at weekends.

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Night tour of Alcatraz

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