I wanted to get a picture of a prison tower with an officer in it. We lucked out at driving up when an officer was delivering something to the tower officer. He is just now lifting the bag up. This was at the Holiday Unit
New discovered photos show the last prisoners depart from Alcatraz Island federal prison in San Francisco. The National Park Service on Thursday celebrated the anniversary of Alcatraz Island's closure with an exhibit of the photos
Alcatraz D-Block, known as the Treatment Unit was where men who broke the prison rules were placed into solitary confinement. The hatchway led to a group of cells in the basement known as the Alcatraz Dungeon.