Legends of Alcatraz Pictures

Alcatraz Prison was once the site of violent battles, torturous living conditions and many escape attempts. Now it’s the subject of reports of hauntings and stories of sea beasts.

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Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz
Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

The guys get a private boat ride through the waters of the San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island after the tourists have left. 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

About a half mile off the coast of San Francisco, Alcatraz is also known as “The Rock” and served as a federal prison from 1933 to 1963. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Nick gets ready to learn more about Alcatraz for the lockdown in one of America’s most famous prisons. 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

It’s now a National Historic Landmark, but Native Americans once believed the island to be cursed, calling it “Evil Island.” 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

Due to its isolated location among the icy waters and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, it was believed that Alcatraz was inescapable. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

During their investigation, Zak, Nick and Aaron all hear interesting stories about paranormal experiences on D-Block. 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

During the 29 years Alcatraz served as a prison, it held some of the most notorious criminals in American history, including Al Capone, Mickey Cohen and James "Whitey" Bulger. 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

The inmates were allowed to pursue their hobbies and interests while incarcerated. One inmate produced beautiful paintings that are now on display in one of the cells. 960 1280

  

Alcatraz

Alcatraz

These windows allowed the prisoners to communicate with their visitors. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Nick captures footage of a few photos of inmates that hang on the walls of the prison. 960 1280

  

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Ghost Adventures at Alcatraz

Zak gathers supplies from the boat before heading into Alcatraz for the night’s lockdown. 960 1280

  

The view from Alcatraz

The view from Alcatraz

The view from the top of Alcatraz Island is breathtaking -- a moment of beauty on an island with such a bloody history. 960 1280

  

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

When the guys learn that more than 1,600 suicides have occurred on the Golden Gate Bridge, they decide to check it out. 960 1280

  

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One of the world's most haunted ships is the USS Hornet, an aircraft carrier at Alameda Naval Base near San Francisco. 960 1280

  

Starting in 1864, the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, WV, was home to thousands of mentally ill patients. 960 1280

  

Peter Shield's Inn 960 1280

Peter Shield's Inn  

Some patrons of Savannah's Moon River Brewery say they've seen bottles mysteriously fly through the air. 960 1280

  

Ghosts are a given in the theater world, and some dramatic spirits are known to lurk about the Boise Little Theater. 960 1280

J. Koeppl; Boise Little Theater  

West Virginia's Moundsville Penitentiary was one of America's most violent correctional facilities. 960 1280

  

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