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Map of the Tombstone mining district : Cochise Co., Arizona Ter. /

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Benson, Cochise County, Arizona

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Benson, Cochise County, Arizona

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Benson, Cochise County, Arizona

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bowie, Cochise County, Arizona

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Bowie, Cochise County, Arizona

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona

Inscription on monument dedicated to the copper miners of Arizona. Bisbee, Arizona

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Monument dedicated to the copper miners of Arizona. Work of a local sculptor sponsored by Work Projects Administration. Bisbee, Arizona

Sign near Saint David, Arizona

Crumbling buildings in Tombstone, Arizona, once a thriving mining town

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona

Monument dedicated to the copper miners of Arizona. Work of a local sculptor sponsored by Work Projects Administration. Bisbee, Arizona

Inscription on monument dedicated to the copper miners of Arizona. Bisbee, Arizona

Scene in Tombstone, Arizona. Once a thriving mining town

Scene in Tombstone, Arizona, once a thriving mining town

Crumbling buildings in Tombstone, Arizona, once a thriving mining town

Sign entering Tombstone, Arizona

Scene in Tombstone, Arizona. Once a thriving mining town

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Sign near Tombstone, Arizona. Boot Hill graveyard

Scene in Tombstone, Arizona, once a thriving mining town

Sign near Saint David, Arizona

Sign entering Tombstone, Arizona

Crystal Palace Saloon, Tombstone, Arizona. Original bar of "Helldorado"

Crystal Palace Saloon, Tombstone, Arizona. Original bar of "Helldorado"

Abandoned firehouse at Tombstone, Arizona

Front of abandoned courthouse at Tombstone, Arizona. Tombstone was the county seat of Cochise County until 1931 when the county offices were moved to Bisbee

Shells of old buildings on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona

Bisbee, Arizona

Copper smelter at Douglas, Arizona. This smelter was originally at Bisbee, but has moved to the outskirts of Douglas

Miners monument in Bisbee, Arizona. This monument is cast in cement, sprayed with molten copper and mounted on a block of Colorado granite used for miners' drilling contests in the nineties. The monument was erected in 1935

Noose, lantern and other relics of old days in the Bird Cage Theater museum at Tombstone, Arizona. Tombstone was one of the famous mining towns in the 1880s and 90s and was also famous for its entertainment, both legal and illegal

Copper smelter at Douglas, Arizona. Copper from the Bisbee area is brought to this smelter

Deserted boarding house in Tombstone, Arizona

Empty cattle cars on siding at Willcox, Arizona. Ranching is extensively developed around Willcox

The houses of Bisbee, Arizona, are built along the sides of the mountains and long stairways are necessary to reach them. This is a copper mining center

Arizona photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Shack homes on the outskirts of Tombstone, Arizona

Music machines and mining pans now on display in the Bird Cage Theater museum in Tombstone, Arizona

A residence and post office at Paradise, Arizona, former center of mining development, now a fruit section

Tombstone in Boot Hill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona

Looking down the highway on the outskirts of Bisbee, Arizona

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Miner's monument, Cochise County, Arizona

Abandoned building with characteristic false front in Tombstone, Arizona

Twenty-mule team wagon on display at the Bird Cage Theater museum in Tombstone, Arizona

Main street of Willcox, Arizona, center of ranching activity in southern Arizona

Main street of Bisbee, Arizona

Boothill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona. It was called Boothill because with one or two exceptions all buried here died unnatural deaths with their boots on

Bisbee, Arizona

Steps leading from street to houses in Bisbee, Arizona. Bisbee is a mining town built along the side of a mountain

Bird Cage Theater, scene of riotous entertainment during the mining boom days. Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona. This cemetery is no longer used but is a major tourist attraction

Famous old bar in Tombstone, Arizona

Ranch in a valley. Cochise County, near Bisbee, Arizona

Sacramento Pit. Abandoned copper mine. Bisbee, Arizona

Abandoned firehouse at Tombstone, Arizona

Bird Cage Theater, scene of riotous entertainment during the mining boom days. Tombstone, Arizona

Detail of Bird Cage Theater, now a museum, at Tombstone, Arizona. The boxes are shown above. The decorations are colored lithographs used as circus posters in the 1880s

Untitled photo, possibly related to: Miners monument in Bisbee, Arizona. This monument is cast in cement, sprayed with molten copper and mounted on a block of Colorado granite used for miners' drilling contests in the nineties. The monument was erected in 1935

Detail of Bird Cage Theater museum showing boxes of theater. The decoration immediately below the boxes are colored lithographs from Germany which were used to advertise a circus in the 1880s. Tombstone, Arizona

Boothill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona. This cemetery is no longer used but is a major tourist attraction

Shells of old buildings. The near ghost town quality, as well as the many reminders of the more glamorous and exciting days, attract many tourists

Miner's monument, Cochise County, Arizona

Water storage pools for irrigation and stock on Mormon farms at Saint David, Arizona

Tombstone in Boot Hill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona. In its heyday, the 1880s Tombstone had a reputation for lawlessness

Old faro table and other objects in the Bird Cage museum. Tombstone, Arizona

Music machines and mining pans now on display in the Bird Cage Theater museum in Tombstone, Arizona

Tombstone in Boothill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona

Tombstone in Boot Hill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona

Monument to Ed Schieffelin who discovered the mineral deposits at Tombstone, Arizona

Bisbee, Arizona

Empty cattle cars on siding at Willcox, Arizona. Ranching is extensively developed around Willcox

Arizona photographs - Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Photograph.

Old-time sausage maker on display at the Bird Cage Theater museum at Tombstone, Arizona

Monument to Ed Schieffelin who discovered the mineral deposits at Tombstone, Arizona

Water storage pools for irrigation and stock on Mormon farms at Saint David, Arizona

Prospector's monument in Cochise Couty, Arizona. There are still many old time prospectors throughout this section and they stake claims in the old time way with the claim deed in a tin can buried under a pile of rocks

Tombstone in Boot Hill Cemetery, Tombstone, Arizona. In its heyday, the 1880s Tombstone had a reputation for lawlessness

Abandoned courthouse. Tombstone, Arizona

Ruins of old building on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona. While this is not a ghost town (there is still mining activity in this region), the town is not the same as it was in its lusty youth

Main street of Bisbee, Arizona

Prospector's monument in Cochise Couty, Arizona. There are still many old time prospectors throughout this section and they stake claims in the old time way with the claim deed in a tin can buried under a pile of rocks

City hall. Tombstone, Arizona. This also houses the fire department, which was the first in Arizona

Looking down on the highway leading into Bisbee, Arizona. This highway becomes the main street in town and the houses are built up the sides of the mountain

Front of abandoned courthouse at Tombstone, Arizona. Tombstone was the county seat of Cochise County until 1931 when the county offices were moved to Bisbee

Main street of Bisbee, Arizona

Checking sewers in Bisbee, Arizona

Coffee mill on display at the Bird Cage Theater museum in Tombstone, Arizona

Sagebrush, mountains and clouds in Cochise County, Arizona. This is a typical Arizona scene

Checking sewers in Bisbee, Arizona

Looking down the valley to Bisbee, Arizona

Walls of old building crumbling on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona

Old dice table and barber chair on display at the Bird Cage Theater museum. Tombstone, Arizona

Miner's monument, Cochise County, Arizona

Shells of old buildings on the main street of Tombstone, Arizona

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