Charles “Yank” Stewart, left in cuffs, and James Edward Christy, right in cuffs, of Concord, are escorted back to Central Prison in Raleigh after they escaped and were on the lam for 10 days in 1959. The were captured near Greensboro. Stewart later esacped from Ivy Bluff prison, thought to be escape-proof. The prison in Caswell County is for sale.
Charles “Yank” Stewart, left in cuffs, and James Edward Christy, right in cuffs, of Concord, are escorted back to Central Prison in Raleigh after they escaped and were on the lam for 10 days in 1959. The were captured near Greensboro. Stewart later esacped from Ivy Bluff prison, thought to be escape-proof. The prison in Caswell County is for sale. AP file photo
Charles “Yank” Stewart, left in cuffs, and James Edward Christy, right in cuffs, of Concord, are escorted back to Central Prison in Raleigh after they escaped and were on the lam for 10 days in 1959. The were captured near Greensboro. Stewart later esacped from Ivy Bluff prison, thought to be escape-proof. The prison in Caswell County is for sale. AP file photo

NC’s ‘Little Alcatraz,’ famous jailbreak prison, is for sale

January 13, 2017 12:03 PM