JOLIET CORRECTIONAL CENTER...

Do The Crime - Do The Time... "Brad Bellick"...

Doors opened 1858 - Closed 2002

In 1858 some 33 guests where "invited". Hospitality raised to a peak with 1.300 in 1990. 541 employes did run the show at the establishment in 2000.

Named "FOX RIVER PENITENTIARY" in World Famous TV series... PRISON BREAK...

David H. at the JOLIET POLICE DEPARTMENT, recieves our Swedish NASCAR Fan poster. Even thought we are in CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY & ROUTE 66 RACEWAY territory... There are speed limits to be aware of...

"Click" pictures to enlarge...

 

VIKING UNTOUCHABLE CHICAGO(LAND) TOUR -2012...

 

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Second balcony @ southeast wing...

 

 

Solitary infield entrance...

 

 

Straight ahead... BLUES BROTHERS exit gate. Building on right hand =

the place where inmates in TV-series Prison Break escaped throught the

floor...

 

Laundry machines roomier than the apartments...

 

 

Solitary basketball field for lifetime warranty "guests"...

 

 

Down throught a foxhole on this infield and up trought a gooferhole on

another famous infield... We´re leaving for Chicagoland Speedway...

 

A´la carte menu Joliet Prison style... If these walls could speak...

 

Apartment for 2, includes restroom, office, livingroom etc.

 

 

Solitary infield. Entrance to solitary building seen at right. In the middle

of the picture... the first jail in history of Illinois...

 

 

Light spot on floor... actual place of escape hole in TV-series Prison

Break. Floor was repaired after the TV-serie...

 

 

Old Joliet´s own church & chapel...

 

Foottballfield a´la American/Joliet style... Prison rules apply...

 

"Click" to see what only trace, David found after Kia´s escape...

 

From one infield to another infield... who are these guys ?

Gentleman Carl Edwards allways takes time for groupphotos...

 

 

Long walk against solitary apartments...

 

 

"Click" picture to enlarge... Fullsize apartment for 2 guest´s...

All inclusive...

 

 

Laundrymat at Old Joliet... No co(i)ns needed...

 

 

 

Chaingang entrance... Entrance NO Exit...

 

 

Entrance to vissitor room...

 

 

With a bottle filled with sand/gravel from the infield of Old Joliet as a

souvenir... it´s time t say goodbye to our guides David H. at Joliet

Police Department and Chief Electrician Bill at Stateville Prison.

Bill used to work at Joliet before it closed in 2002.

 

 

David, Bill and the Stateville Prison locksmith who accompanied us at this very special event... There is not enought words for a thanks. You are in our minds 4ever...

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