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Browsing items in: Between the Tracks - The Story of the Old Vail Post Office

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    • Arrival at Cuprite Mining Camp

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    • Arizona--History--To 1912; Mining camps--Arizona--History
    • The Rae family arrives at the Cuprite Mining Camp from New Jersey in 1903. Left to right: George Rae, Sarah Rae, Jessie Rae, Otto Schley, unknown. Cuprite was part of the Helvetia Mining District, located in the Santa Rita Mountains, south of...
    • Otto Schley, Vail Postmaster

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    • Postmasters--1900-1909;
    • This photograph is thought to be a wedding portrait of Otto Schley. It was possibly taken by Albert Buehman. Mr. Schley was the second postmaster of Vail, and served from 1905-1907.
    • Sarah Eveleen Field Rae Schley

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    • Women--Arizona--History-- 1900-1909; Postmasters--1920-1930; Women postal service employees--Arizona;
    • Possibly the wedding portrait of Sarah 'Evie' Field Rae Schley. Wife of Otto Schley, Evie was the postmistress of Vail from 1928-1929. This photograph may have been taken by Albert Buehman.
    • Buggy Ride in Vail

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Taking a buggy ride along Cienega Creek in Vail.
    • Vail Southern Pacific Railroad Foreman's House

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    • Railway mail service -- Arizona; Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • The Vail Southern Pacific Railroad foreman's home located just north of the east-bound track in Vail. 'Casa Blanca', home of Otto and 'Evie' Rae Schley, is in the background. The photograph may have been taken by Evie Rae Schley, who would have...
    • Crane Homestead

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Photograph taken shortly after the Tattersfield family purchased the property. One of the sons is waving from the windmill.
    • Dedication of the Shrine of St. Rita in the Desert

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    • Shrine of St. Rita (Vail, Ariz.)
    • The dedication of the Shrine of St. Rita in the Desert was a defining moment in Vail's history. The Shrine was financed and built through the patronage of Mrs. Carolyn Beach to provide a place of worship for the parishioners surrounding Vail and...
    • Castro Family at Rosemont, 1917.

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    • Mining camps--Arizona--History.
    • Edward, Grandmother Conception holding infant granddaughter, Alicia; Lydia and Marguerita Castro holding Jermina outside their tent at Rosemont Camp in 1917. The Castro family found work at Rosemont Camp after escaping the turmoil of the Mexican...
    • Bejarano Family

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    • Ranch life--Arizona--Pima County;
    • Portrait of Felipe & Adelina Bejarano with their children. After escaping from Poncho Villa and the Mexican Revolution, Felipe and his wife went to Rosemont, where he worked in the copper mine.
    • Rosemont Mine Workforce

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    • Mining camps--Arizona--History.
    • Miners and other workers at the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains. Felipe Bejarano (wearing hat) is seated in the front row. His sons Celso and Mario are seated to his left.
    • Proud Papa

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    • Mining camps--Arizona--History.
    • Felipe Bejarano with son Fransisco "Chico" with pig that the family raised while living at the 49 Mining Camp in the Empire Mountains.
    • Two boys at 49 Mining Camp

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    • Mining camps--Arizona--History
    • Fransisco "Chico" Bejarano (left) enjoys playing with his friend, Ricardo Martinez at the 49 Mining Camp.
    • Bejarano Family at 49 Mining Camp

    • Unknown
    • Mining camps--Arizona--History.
    • Felipe Bejarano hauled ore out of the 49 Mining Camp located in the Empire Mountains during the 1920s. He and his family are pictured in front of their home.
    • Vail Train Depot

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    • Railway mail service -- Arizona.
    • Vail’s post office was a part of the national mail by rail system. The proximity to the train tracks made mail by rail the most efficient way to stay connected with the rest of the country. There were two "F" Cranes, one located adjacent to...

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