The name El Raspado was scratched into the window.
  • The name "El Raspado" was scratched into the window.
Here's my piece in this week's paper on what it's like in there—

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...the still-intact visitation chambers, the heavy machinery in cherry condition in the attic, the safe where bars of gold were held when the assay office occupied the top floor until the 1950s, the contrast between the government-issue offices with their crown moldings and the prisoner bathrooms with their mirrors made of suicide-prevention metal...

—and it comes with lots and lots of photos.