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    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • The onyx found at Mayer is actually an onyx marble, a crystalline form of lime carbonate. Onyx was a popular building and accent material in Europe for centuries, and is now sought after in the United States. Striking one-of-a-kind sinks, as well...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALL WHO WANDER
      04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 ARCHAEOLOGY Devils Chasm Ruin Holds On to Its Mysteries: Only a few...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a look at Bisbee’s historic Warren Ballpark, a...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Demand for Mayer Onyx grew in the early 1900s. More than 1 million pounds of onyx were shipped in 1922. The onyx was made into lamp stands, jewelry boxes, church altar rails, tabletops and other ornamental items. In 1927, seven automakers,...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Mayer Onyx comes in two varieties: Grand Canyon Onyx, with layers of brown, red, white and green; and Black Canyon Onyx, in black, gray, dark brown and white. It takes about one million years to create a foot of the stone. Each layer reflects the...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • One of the first speculators on the site was William “Bucky” O’Neill. O’Neill paid $150 for his one-third share of the mine, and shortly thereafter discovered that the site had one of the richest deposits of onyx in Arizona. In March of 1893,...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Our writer surveys the length and breadth of the Arizona kitsch market and finds just what she bargained for – and more.
      03 LETTERS
      04 ROCK ART. NAVAJO ROCK ART Text by...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • Dynamite does not work when it comes to extracting the stone, it would shatter the onyx. Instead, workers today use a diamond wire saw. They drill three core holes, and then thread a diamond-studded wire through the holes. A machine turns the wire,...
    • Mayer Onyx Quarry

    • Arizona Photograph Company
    • Geology -- Arizona -- Yavapai County. Mayer (Ariz.) -- Photographs. Mayer Onyx Mine.
    • When the Depression hit in 1929, the onyx quarry was shut down. The quarry was dormant for over 70 years until it was reopened in 2003.
    • Summary of actions report

    • Arizona. Dept. of Financial Institutions.
    • Banks and banking--Arizona;
    • This title contains one or more publications. Other title: Arizona State Banking Department Summary of Actions Report for ...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2009

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2009

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a look back at Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit to a...
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 2010

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a visit with Babe Ruth’s daughter, an olive...
    • Arizona Highways, July 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a man whose name is synonymous with the town of...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      06 ENVIRONMENT: FOSSIL CREEK GOING WILD AGAIN By the end of December, this scenic stream in central-Arizona will revert to a natural state as...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1931

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1931

      Contents:
      3. National Monuments of State Lure Vacationists.
      4. Do You Believe in Signs? by M.G. Holt, Sign Foreman.
      6. Oil Surfacing as Practiced in Arizona, by George B. Shaffer, District...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Lillian Wykoff—Jerome’s unheralded heroine.
      03 LETTERS
      04 TRAVEL ADVENTURE. JOURNEY INTO THE UNKNOWN This desolate track through 250 miles of waterless desert where...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1931

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1931

      Contents:
      3. Highway Patrol Gets Down to Business, by James M. Hall, Patrol Superintendent.
      4. Traffic Is Biggest Police Problem, by Professor August Vollmer.
      5. Arizona Sets Example in Copper...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1986

      Contents:
      THE NEW INDIVIDUALISTS: A SPECTACULAR VISUAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE REALM OF NATIVE AMERICAN FINE ART

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