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Arizona Highways, April 2005
02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
03 ALL WHO WANDER
04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
06 COVER The ‘Lost’ Photographs of Ansel Adams: Starting in the 2940s, the renowned camera artist was a treasured friend of Arizona Highways magazine, and he left us a collection of almost-forgotten work, some of which we present in this issue. By Richard Maack. Photographs by Ansel Adams.
18 LOCATION Ancient Desert Messages, Meaning Unknown: At Painted Rocks, southwest of Phoenix, we are left to wonder what long-ago people wanted to communicate in this intriguing pile of volcanic boulders. By Greg McNamee. Photographs by Jack Dykinga
24 PORTFOLIO Pristine Places: Our state has exquisite scenery unmatched in America, and the second-best way to experience it is through this selection of words and pictures of our photographers’ secret spots.
44 HISTORY Wyatt Earp’s Quest to Find Peace and Quiet: The legendary lawman did his best to put the gunfights and death from his Tombstone days behind him, spending later years along the Colorado River. By Leo W. Banks.
50 TRAVEL Follow Barry Goldwater to the Canyon’s Kolb Arch: In 1954, the U.S. senator began from a remote helicopter landing spot and made a difficult hike to explore the 150-foot-high natural bridge.
56 ALONG THE WAY Bob Early, the poor old editor, finally gets to sit back and ponder the fundamental beauty of his beloved Arizona.
58 BACK ROAD ADVENTURE The Magazine’s First Cover: You can take a leisurely drive south of Prescott and see the roadside scene where Arizona Highways shot its first cover photograph 80 years ago.
62 DESTINATION Bisbee’s Queen Mine: A train ride along the deep passageways gives a sense of the hard, dangerous life miners had to endure.
64 HIKE OF THE MONTH Near Sedona, the recently completed Historic Munds Wagon Trail follows an 1880s cattle-driving route.
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