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The Nelson Photo News



Jail Break!

Nelson had its biggest jail break in history during the month, and there wasn't a policeman prepared to stop it. From inside the jail, Ian McKenzie and Bill Summers not only broke out, but broke up the old jail that has served Nelson since about the turn of the century.


Ian and Bill in destructive mood


This is the old ventilation system that served the four cells. A masterpiece of air conditioning.


In the foreground of this pic is the old exercise yard surmounted by barbed wire