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Kingman: Heart of Route 66 Is Still Beating The county seat of Mohave County is located in a pass between the rugged Cerbat Mountains on the north and the tall Hualapai Mountains on the south, affording passage from the Hualapai … Continue reading

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Jerome Always Teetered On the Brink Arizona’s “Billion Dollar Copper Camp” it was called, “America’s Most Unique City,” “Largest Ghost City in America,” “One Mile High With a Fifty-Mile View.” Despite all the accolades Jerome has spent the past 126 … Continue reading

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Globe: The Greatest Copper Camp Survived Without Copper Searching for gold, prospectors found silver instead, in the rugged mountains south of the Salt River canyon in the early 1870s. Within a few years, Globe City would be built along Pinal … Continue reading

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Five “C’s” Supported The Arizona Economy “For decades, school children in Arizona have been taught the five C’s: Copper, Cattle, Cotton, Citrus and Climate. That’s what I studied when growing up in St. John’s and that’s what my children learned … Continue reading

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