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Oct 31 2016nbsp018332The Old Mining Town In Arizona With A Sinister History That Will Terrify You Everyone knows that Jerome is one of if not the most haunted towns in Arizona but did you know that plenty of other towns make a close secondHeres one mining town with a deep history and it may actually be one of the most haunted places in the state

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  • Copper Creek Ghost Town Arizona

    Copper Creek Ghost Town Arizona

    History mining operations began in the copper creek area at the start of the last century when one e r sibley established the town to serve what was then known as the bunker hill mining districtby around 1910 there were over 200 residents and dozens of buildings including a threestorey mansion home of the sibley family

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  • Clifton Arizona Mining Copper Through Thick And Thin

    Clifton Arizona Mining Copper Through Thick And Thin

    As the claims grew so did the mining companies the largest mine at the time was the longfellow about three miles up the canyon from town and owned by brothers henry amp charles lesinsky in 1874 the longfellow copper mining company expanded its operations building a more efficient smelter where chase creek emptied into the san francisco river

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  • History Arizonamininghistory

    History Arizonamininghistory

    The lack of water and the need for long supply lines discouraged larger mining companies from the area this area became one of the first copper mines in arizona with its highgrade native copper as new methods of mining for low grade ore were developed ajo began to boom in the early 1900s and prospered until 1985 when the mine was closed

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  • 18 Photos Of Arizonas Early Mining History

    18 Photos Of Arizonas Early Mining History

    Jan 20 2017nbsp018332this copper mine guard looks like he means business fritz henlephotogrammar this last set of photos show how mining conditioned to develop in the twentieth century with strip mining taking place at the peabody coal mines near kayenta and black mesa ca 1973

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  • Insitu Copper Recovery Is A Rare Opportunity For Flore

    Insitu Copper Recovery Is A Rare Opportunity For Flore

    Florence copper is located in the historic copper corridor of arizona a region steeped in copper mining history the project offers a unique opportunity to provide strong economic benefits to the community of florence and the state of arizona with minimal environmental impact

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  • Mining Arizona

    Mining Arizona

    Early mine sites like the one in bisbee arizona stripped the copper out of the land and nearly made it a ghost town other towns that are running into the same situation are trying to create solutions by making their towns into a mining tourist attraction

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  • Mine Tales Copper Creek History Includes Recent Discovery

    Mine Tales Copper Creek History Includes Recent Discovery

    Apr 19 2015nbsp018332the minnesota arizona mining co was managed by roy sibley who acquired the copper creek mining cos claims sibley and his wife belle the copper

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  • Copper Mining History Of Miami Arizona

    Copper Mining History Of Miami Arizona

    Sep 08 2016nbsp018332located in central arizona the town of miami was established at the end of an era of silver mining and was based off of the growth of the copper mining industry in the pinal mountains miami is in gila county at the foothills of the pinal mountains in central arizona at an elevation of around 3500 feet miami is not a big town by any means

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  • On The Great Arizona Copper Strike 19831986 Uapress

    On The Great Arizona Copper Strike 19831986 Uapress

    Aug 31 2018nbsp018332it is in this way that arizona copper mining companies such as the phelps dodge corporation came to control the natural resources needed for production land timber and water and ultimately amass great power and wealth by the 1920s six companies were producing 56 percent of all the copper being produced in arizona

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  • The 1918 Flu Hammered This Arizona Mining Town Now A

    The 1918 Flu Hammered This Arizona Mining Town Now A

    Jul 13 2020nbsp018332in the early 20th century the promise of riches had drawn many to this arizona copper town in 1975 production at the copper queen mine was shuttered brian van der brug

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  • History Of Jerome Arizona Jerome Chamber Of Commerce

    History Of Jerome Arizona Jerome Chamber Of Commerce

    The spanish followed seeking gold but finding copper anglos staked the first claims in the area in 1876 and united verde mining operations began in 1883 followed by the little daisy claim jerome grew rapidly from tent city to prosperous company town as it followed the swing of the mines fortunes

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  • Arizonas Mining History Danger And Riches

    Arizonas Mining History Danger And Riches

    Sep 10 2018nbsp018332schieffelin found silver and decided to name the town that sprang up nearby tombstone arizonas most infamous mining character is probably jacob waltz who despite being german became known

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  • Arizonamines Mining Artifacts

    Arizonamines Mining Artifacts

    Bisbee was founded as a copper gold and silver mining town in 1880 and named in honor of judge dewitt bisbee one of the financial backers of the adjacent copper queen minethe success of the copper queen mine convinced phelps dodge to buy the adjacent atlantic claim in 1881

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  • Jerome Arizona Arizona Ghost Town Jeromes History And

    Jerome Arizona Arizona Ghost Town Jeromes History And

    After the mines closed and quotking copperquot left town the population went from a peak of 15000 in the 20s to some 50 persons in the late 50s a few hardy souls remained reluctant to leave a lifetime of memories mining days shuttle tour in jerome arizona

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  • Wicked Good Ghost Town 9 Things To Do In Jerome Az

    Wicked Good Ghost Town 9 Things To Do In Jerome Az

    May 31 2020nbsp018332the initial mining claims in jerome were staked in 1876 and the united verde copper company was formed in 1883 but did not enjoy success until william clark became the owner in 1888 he constructed a railroad line and turned jerome into a boomtown the company was later sold to phelps dodge who ran the mine until operations ended in the 1950s

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  • 10 Ghost Towns In Arizona Worth Visiting

    10 Ghost Towns In Arizona Worth Visiting

    Aug 23 2015nbsp018332with its rich history in mining arizona is home to over 200 ghost towns unfortunately majority of these have been reduced to nothing more than the rubble of building foundations or no longer have any trace of civilization and have simply reverted back to empty land

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  • Discover Bisbee Arizona United States Bisbee Visitor

    Discover Bisbee Arizona United States Bisbee Visitor

    Bisbee is a freespirited place with a thriving artsmusichospitality scene amid a remarkably wellpreserved historical architectural setting discoverbisbeecom offers you all the information you need to explore this amazing city

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  • Bisbee History Discover Bisbee Arizona

    Bisbee History Discover Bisbee Arizona

    The town is still home to the the nations arguably oldest ballfield warren ballpark arizonas first golf course turquoise valley and the states first community library copper queen all dating from this period and all still currently in operation and open to the public

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  • Company Town Special Collections

    Company Town Special Collections

    Company town arizonas copper mining communities during 100 years of statehood was one of several exhibits lectures and events hosted by the university libraries in celebration of the states centennial the history of mining in arizona is rich and colorful with silver gold and copper all having been discovered and mined in the

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  • Jerome Arizona Copper Queen On The Hill Legends Of

    Jerome Arizona Copper Queen On The Hill Legends Of

    Perched high atop cleopatra hill overlooking the verde valley is the historic mining camp of jerome arizona once a thriving copper mining town jerome has survived by becoming a mecca for artists and tourists like most places in arizona the area was

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  • Metcalf Mines Arizona Copper Co Group Metcalf Open Pit

    Metcalf Mines Arizona Copper Co Group Metcalf Open Pit

    Metcalf mines arizona copper co group metcalf open pit clifton copper mountain mining district cliftonmorenci mining district greenlee co arizona usa a former surface and underground cuagaumozn mine located in the center se188 sec 4 and the sw188 sec 3 t4s r29e clifton 15 minute topo map located on the east side of the confluence of chase

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  • Arizona Old Copper Mining Town High Resolution Stock

    Arizona Old Copper Mining Town High Resolution Stock

    Find the perfect arizona old copper mining town stock photo huge collection amazing choice 100 million high quality affordable rf and rm images no need to register buy now

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  • Rich History Visit Clifton Arizona

    Rich History Visit Clifton Arizona

    The great depression which started with the stock market crash of 1929 put a severe kink in copper and clifton the mine closed for nearly four years but resumed in 1937 to transform underground mines to an open pit mine miners dug over four year to reach the main ore body and boom years boomed again in clifton arizona

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  • Three Small Towns Near Sedona My Sweet Cottage

    Three Small Towns Near Sedona My Sweet Cottage

    Apr 08 2017nbsp018332so clarkdale is where the copper was smelted but where did that copper come from nearby jerome perched precariously on a hillside many buildings in jerome seem ready to slide and some have in the early 1900s jerome was a bustling mining town of over 10000 but by the 1950s it had become arizonas largest ghost town

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  • Coutland Arizona Ghost Town

    Coutland Arizona Ghost Town

    Once earlier was a lot of life in courtland and more hundred people came to the area in 1909 like they done to calumet amp arizona copper queen leadville and great western companies who all started mining the great western was owned by w j young who named the town

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  • Mining Greenlee County Arizona

    Mining Greenlee County Arizona

    The towns the copper mining towns of clifton and morenci and farmingranching community of duncan are what comprise greenlee county in eastern arizona almost 140 years ago rich copper deposits were discovered in a canyon by the metcalf brothers and mined by recruits from mexico

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  • 10 Arizona Ghost Towns That Arent Just Tourist Traps

    10 Arizona Ghost Towns That Arent Just Tourist Traps

    May 02 2018nbsp018332gleeson started as a small prospect for mining turquoise but when large deposits of copper were found several new mines opened up from 1900 to 1930 gleeson thrived particularly during world war i however shortly after the demand for copper began to plummet ore production decreased and by 1939 the town was abandoned

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  • Historic Jerome Arizona

    Historic Jerome Arizona

    Take the jerome arizona survey jerome arizona quotamericas most vertical cityquot and quotlargest ghost town in americaquot located high on top of cleopatra hill5200 feet between prescott and flagstaff is the historic copper mining town of jerome arizonaonce known as the wickedest town in the west jerome was a copper mining camp growing from a settlement of tents to a roaring mining community

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  • Arizona Freeportmcmoran Copper Amp Gold

    Arizona Freeportmcmoran Copper Amp Gold

    The safford mine is an openpit copper mining complex located in graham county arizona approximately eight miles north of the town of safford and 170 miles east of phoenix this is label 9 tucson arizona is the location for some of freeportmcmorans technical

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  • Ufc 249 Inside Justin Gaethjes Journey From A Mining

    Ufc 249 Inside Justin Gaethjes Journey From A Mining

    May 07 2020nbsp018332the small town in arizona known for producing copper miners cattle ranchers and cotton farmers is also aware that it produced perhaps the most entertaining fighter in the world

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