The 6th 1948 Rikers virtual tour close-up is immediately to the right of the 5th. It shows more of the athletic field including another baseball diamond not in use. The largest structure in the close-up is the dormitory annex that had to be added to the penitentiary to relieve overcrowding. To the right of the dorms can be seen a lone guardhouse type shack and more acres under cultivation.

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6th of 14 detail views of 1948 Rikers Island aerial photo

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