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The Ruby Curse (access required)

An old superstition says that Ruby, a well-preserved ghost town a few miles northwest of Nogales, was cursed when a priest’s grave was desecrated. Whether or not the curse exists, this beautiful part of southern Arizona has seen some of the worst violence in Santa Cruz County’s history. In the 1870s, a man named Jack ...

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The Blizzard of 1916 (access required)

This is Main Street in Bisbee on January 21, 1916, the day after the biggest snowfall in city history. The storm began on January 19 with heavy winds that tore off roofs in the Warren District. The wind abated, the sky cleared briefly—then it began to rain. The streets soon ran like rivers. The sky cleared again in the afternoon, but by 5 p.m. snow began to fall, increasing throughout the night until by morning all of southern Arizona from Benson to the Mexican border was blanketed.