Old Lake County Jail
CROWN POINT | With the pull of a lever, the cell door that once confined bank robber John Dillinger clanked into place along with three other cell doors for the first time in decades.
Scott Thompson, left, and Scott Kielbasinski, right, look at restored sections of a cell block door lock system in the old Lake County jail in Crown Point. Thompson and Kielbasinski restored the mechanism.
Part of a lock mechanism to open cell block doors is shown in the old Lake County jail.
CROWN POINT | The Old Sheriff's House Foundation Inc. will start offering tours of the Old Sheriff's House and Jail beginning Saturday.
CROWN POINT | The imagery of "Dante's Inferno" and the emotions reflected in the escape scene from the movie "Public Enemies" inspired Laura Mann's concept for a renovated Lake County Sheriff's House and Jail.
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