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Location DB > United States > Utah > Provo > Abandoned Provo Jail
Abandoned Provo Jail
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created by context on 5/13/2015 2:49 AM
last modified by Caroleyene on 2/2/2018 3:05 PM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
Old jailhouse. Fairly large and maze-like.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
 Physical Information
1776 S. Buckley Lane
Provo, Utah
United States
  • asbestos
  • water
  • in the middle of a neighborhood, business next door will call the cops on you
  •  Interesting Features
    Prison Cells, Lethal Injection room, Archaic control panels.. everything is still there
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • wooden boarding
  • cameras
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1970
    Closed: 1998
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

    In operation from 1970-1998, this jail is rumored to have housed Gary Gillmore
     Media Coverage
     Future Plans
    Currently having asbestos removed. Will be demolished after.
    Trashed but cool, may not be around much longer
    Tue, Aug 30th, 2016
    posted by Katharsys

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    feburary '15
    Wed, May 13th, 2015
    posted by context
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     Moderator Rating
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    Category Rating
    Photography 7 / 10
    Coolness 7 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/2/2018 4:53 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 2 18 at 16:53, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 2 18 at 15:05, Caroleyene changed the following: Status
  • on Jun 21 17 at 2:28, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Jun 21 17 at 0:18, Caroleyene changed the following: Status
  • on Apr 11 17 at 3:24, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Apr 11 17 at 2:02, Caroleyene changed the following: Future Plans
  • on Aug 30 16 at 14:30, Explorer Zero validated this location
  • on Aug 30 16 at 5:27, Katharsys updated a story
  • on Aug 30 16 at 5:27, Katharsys updated a story
  • on Aug 30 16 at 5:18, Katharsys created a new story
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