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    • Cell houses #6 and #7

    • Five-story concrete cell blocks at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have buttresses and barred windows on all sides. White globed lamps and grated windows flank the entry; incised panels above it and topping the pediment read:...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1939 and 1942?]
    • Albert Walters 1870-1874

    • Albert Walters, first Warden at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, poses in a double breasted coat, bow tie, and conductor's cap reading: "Cellhouse." He has a "walrus" moustache.
    • Prison wardens--Colorado--Canon City--1870-1880.; Canon City (Colo.)--1870-1880.; Walters, Albert.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1870 and 1874?]
    • Cell house #1

    • Three-stories of interior pipe railed metal balconies and barred cells converge into the glare of a factory window in Cellhouse 1 at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Skylights in the ceiling flank a catwalk. A porcelain tub, a...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Cells--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1950 and 1960?]
    • Midway canteen and diner

    • Stone buildings surround the "Midway" at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. The dining hall has factory windows with open panels, and a faceted guard tower is in the center, with cellhouse 6 behind it. Men are in an area enclosed by...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1930 and 1940?]
    • Bo and Bess of the C-S-P pack of blood hounds

    • Warden Best of the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, pets a dog standing on the tailgate of a 1930's woodside truck. A man in a suit holds the leash of another dog, and a man in a sleeveless undershirt and golf hat looks on. A ladder...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Dogs--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Best, Roy.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1935
    • Cell house 3 - gas chamber on top

    • Cellhouse 3, at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, made of concrete has barred windows and a flat roof with wide eaves. Centered over the slightly projecting entry, the smaller third floor is topped by a vent pipe; it houses the gas...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1955
    • Exercise yard cell H #4

    • Convicts mill in the sunken exercise yard at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado. Stone stairs with a pipe bannister lead up to the main yard. A shelter has a wheelbarrow and rubble under it. Stone wall, bare trees, and four-story...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Prisoners--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930
    • Cellhouse #1 built in 1951

    • Three-story, concrete buildings at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, have barred windows, downspouts, and electric lights topping the pediments. Men sit on the lawn in the corner by a wooden box, and a rough stone wall is in the...
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1950-1960.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • [between 1951 and 1960?]
    • Colorado State Penitentiary convicts at work on the foundation of the new cellhouse

    • Construction at the State Penitentiary in Canon City, Colorado, consists of workmen, a hole in the ground, lumber, a shed and a tent. Stone prison walls, cell blocks and a guard tower are in the background; a wheelbarrow is in the foreground.
    • Canon City (Colo.)--1930-1940.; Construction--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prison laborers--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Prisons--Colorado--Canon City--1930-1940.; Colorado State Penitentiary.
    • 1930

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