Alcatraz, CA Photos
A notorious super prison from 1933 to 1972, "The Rock" was considered unescapable because of the strong currents around the island. It was first used as a fort in 1850.
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|Non-suspension sections of Oakland Bay Bridge seen above Alcatraz & Treasure Islands & against Oakland skyline. San Francisco, CA.||Balclutha bow, sidewheeler Eppleton Hall, tug Hercules at Maritime National Historical Park with Alcatraz in distance. San Francisco, CA.||Alcatraz island in San Francisco Bay which was once an unescapable prison. San Francisco, CA.|