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    • Metcalf High School

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • North-facing view of the Metcalf High School located in the Coronado Gulch, which was on the west side of Chase Creek. The railroad track ran behind the school and up to the incline, the location of the Coronado open pit is today. The school was...
    • Metcalf Town, 1910

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • The large building to the left of center in this photograph is the Arizona Copper Company store. The Coronado Railroad is visible in front of the store. In the background on the left side of the mountain above the track, the 3B Bar General...
    • Metcalf, 1920

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • The white building in the left of this photograph is the Metcalf High School, built in 1918. It was used for just 3 years. In 1921 students were bussed from Metcalf to Morenci.

      The wooden trestle on the left was the Shannon Railroad...
    • #5 Locomotive, Metcalf, 1915

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • The Number 5 Locomotive at the bottom of the Coronado incline, one of three locomotives left at the Coronado minesite and stored in a redwood barn built over three engines. Tracks were removed and sold for their steel during the early war years. ...
    • Metcalf, 1912

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • The wooden trestle to the right of center is the Shannon Railroad which ran along the west side of Chase Creek from where the Conoco station is today through Metcalf up to the Shannon Incline. The Incline was the only way ore could be moved from...
    • Wagon train hauling ore

    • Ridgway, William Ryder
    • Mines and Mining -- Arizona -- Pictoral Works; Metcalf (Ariz.)
    • Wagon train hauling ore from a mine in Metcalf to nearby train. Photograph from the William Ryder Ridgway Photograph Collection. The finding aid to this collection may be accessed electronically from Arizona Archives Online: ...
    • Milk and Water Delivery, 1910

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • Early milk delivery in Morenci and Metcalf. Customers would bring their pot, pitcher or pan out to the horses and have them filled. Similarly, water bags strapped to the sides of mules of donkeys were used to deliver water house to house into...
    • Metcalf Store, School and Incline, mid-1930's

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    • Mining; Mining--Arizona;
    • The building on the right is the grade school, built in 1913. The big building on the left is the Arizona Copper Company store. After the town had been pretty much abandoned both the school and the store burned down in 1941. The wooden trestle in...
    • Arizona The State Magazine 1916

    • Scott, C.S. (ed)
    • Arizona; History
    • Arizona The State Magazine Vol 6 No. 3-12, January-October 1916; and Vol 7 No. 1 and 2, November-December 1916.
    • Arizona The State Magazine, 1918

    • Scott, C.S. (ed.); Westfall, A.H. (Pres.)
    • Arizona; History
    • Arizona The State Magazine Vol 8 No 2-7, March-August 1918 and Vol 9 No. 1-2 December 1918
    • Arizona The State Magazine 1923

    • Various
    • Arizona; History
    • In the July issue, the magazine gained a new Director and a new motto, "Arizona: the Land of Tomorrow." Additionally, the format changed to focus on Arizona's resources and add more fiction stories. Arizona the State Magazine Vol 13 No. 3-9,...

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