Daily Archives: October 24, 2016


Kilby Prison 1
In 1970 the Old Kilby Prison was nearing its demise, but still in operation. It was Alabama‚Äôs Alcatraz, built 1922, huge, forbidding, located only 4 miles from downtown on a site that is now the NE corner of old Federal Drive and Coliseum Blvd. Its 20-foot high, 6-foot thick perimeter […]

Old Kilby Prison