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.
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.

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