Sunday, November 16, 2014
Ghost Town: Sad Eye Joe
He's Orange County's longest jailed inmate. He's also probably one of the most visited prisoners, as you can see by the vintage shot below:
Who is he? He's the Ghost Town Jail's Sad Eye Joe at Knott's Berry Farm. The jail out back, seen below, was rebuilt a few years ago.
The figure, carved by woodcarver Andy Anderson, visits with park guests with the help of a hidden voice.
The Sheriff's Office is one of the few original buildings from 1940-41 that is still intact. The poker game scene inside is also by Anderson.
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