Copper mining town arizona
  • arizona geology: historic mining towns map on arizona

    · the sliders in the photo galleries in the historic mining town map seem to have a mind of their own and make it difficult to control the timing of the photo sequence. the sites are not user friendly. the "mining arizona" page is a better design.

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  • ghost towns of new mexico trail & map new mexico true

    they are ghost towns now. but in the late 1800s, each had a moment of glory that blazed and died like a sudden flame. most were mining towns, where men lusted after the earth's riches – gold, silver, turquoise, copper, lead and coal.

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  • history of ajo ajo, arizona

    ajo continued as the quintessential southwestern mining town, with occasional strikes and shutdowns, until 1983. the strike that began in july that year crippled the community with acrimony on both sides. though the mine struggled on with non union labor, copper prices plummeted and so did ajo. mining stopped in 1985. pd remained a presence

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  • bisbee, arizona and visitors' guide

    bisbee az, once a thriving copper mining town, is unique because of the way it has evolved over the years. now home to retirees and artists, bisbee features historic buildings, homes and streets.

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  • excelsior mining corp home

    excelsior is developing the gunnison copper project, a low cost in situ recovery copper project located within the copper porphyry belt of arizona.

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  • bisbee, arizona historic town picture gallery

    bisbee arizona historic town bisbee was the acknowledged "queen of the copper camps". with a mining life of almost a century and a peak population of 35'000, bisbee attained a permanence rare among mining towns. despite floods, fires, labor troubles and mine shutdowns and reopenings, bisbee endured. now, even though the mines

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  • hayden, az – their mines, our stories

    our focus in this project has been on the mining/smelting towns of hayden and winkleman. spatial and social impacts of arizona's copper mining," estudios

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  • copper mining town az

    clarkdale arizona. located at the base of cleopatra hill, clarkdale, arizona is a former company town located in the verde valley. founded by william a. clark, the owner of one of jerome, arizona's largest copper mines, clarkdale was one

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  • copper mining town arizona

    like many copper mining towns in arizona, ray was booming in its heyday. ray — about 90 miles north of tucson and 80 miles east of phoenix — was the largest town in pinal county in 1914, with a population of 5,000. located at the foothills of the dripping spring mountains on mineral creek, it

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  • miami, arizona

    miami (western apache: goshtłʼish tú) is a town in gila county, arizona, united states.miami is a classic western copper boom town. miami's old downtown has been partly renovated, and the bullion plaza museum features the cultural, mining and ranching history of the miami area.

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  • ajo community information ajo copper news

    this is ajo, arizona. ajo is a town of about 4000 people in southwestern arizona. once a copper mining community, ajo became something of a retirement community in the 1980s after phelps dodge stopped mining operations.

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  • copper queen mine, az

    copper queen mine bisbee, az. text and photos by janet webb farnsworth. at the turn of the century, the community of bisbee, located just east of the mule mountains in southeastern arizona, reigned as one of the premiere copper mining towns in

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  • the biggest mine in new mexico ate this one small town

    the chino mine literally erased the town alaska; arizona; the only way to access the remaining metal was through open pit mining. the chino copper

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  • inspiration ghost town

    the site of inspiration, arizona is located two miles north of the town of miami. several large mines including the inspiration, live oak, black warrior, and some smaller mines and numerous claims were combined into one company, inspiration consolidated copper company (iccco).

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  • silver bell mine helps make marana an all america city

    a wide variety of industries thrive in the marana region, but few are more closely intertwined with arizona's history than the local copper mines. as one of arizona's 5 c's, copper mining has played an important role in the state and local economy.

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  • arizona pioneer & cemetery research project apcrp

    version 121508 the ghost town of helvetia is located in the northwest corner of arizona's santa rita mountains, south of tucson. copper was discovered in this region before 1862. the first three productive claims had been consolidated, in the 1890's, to the helvetia copper company, a company based out of new jersey. in 1911 the price of

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  • inspiration ghost town

    the site of inspiration, arizona is located two miles north of the town of miami. several large mines including the inspiration, live oak, black warrior, and some smaller mines and numerous claims were combined into one company, inspiration consolidated copper company (iccco).

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  • coppertown: life in bagdad, ariz. – arizona capitol times

    the bagdad freeport mcmoran copper mine dominates both the landscape and the town's collective psyche. its fate determines whether the town is doing well or poorly. this is the quintessential company town a one where the company owns all the houses and businesses a and it exists expressly to serve the mine.

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  • bisbee, arizona and visitors' guide

    bisbee, az is one of those unique mining towns that has evolved over the years. once a thriving copper mining town, bisbee is now home to retirees and artists and features historic buildings, homes and rambling hillside streets that make the town an ideal place for visitors to explore and take a step back into history.

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  • gold king mine museum and ghost town

    · $ 5.00 per person. this was the little town of haynes az . a suburb of (jerome billion dollar copper camp). they mined gold here from 1890 to 1914.

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  • category:mining in arizona commons

    media in category "mining in arizona" the following 91 files are in this category, out of 91 total. copper mining town, bisbee, arizona, ca.1900 (chs 4616)

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