The ferry Neil Henly makes the 2.8-mile crossing from the nearly shuttered McNeil Island prison to Steilacoom carrying corrections staff and visitors in March 2011. The prison, which operated for 135 years, closed the next month because of state budget cuts.
The ferry Neil Henly makes the 2.8-mile crossing from the nearly shuttered McNeil Island prison to Steilacoom carrying corrections staff and visitors in March 2011. The prison, which operated for 135 years, closed the next month because of state budget cuts. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo
The ferry Neil Henly makes the 2.8-mile crossing from the nearly shuttered McNeil Island prison to Steilacoom carrying corrections staff and visitors in March 2011. The prison, which operated for 135 years, closed the next month because of state budget cuts. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file photo