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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00158

A prison labor camp. Convicts from Folsom Prison were used to build Highway 1 between Pfeiffer, Big Sur, and San Simeon. The camps were fenced in and under guard. There was a north and south camp. We had our camp inside the enclosures.

Image ID: cgs00158, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: California, Big Sur area
Photographer: Mr. Floyd Risvold, USC&GS


Category: West Coast California/

High Resolution Photo Available





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