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Charles Williams (access required)

Charles Williams was a disabled World War I veteran who enjoyed prospecting. On a Friday afternoon in early January 1935, Williams drove out along the Apache Trail, left the car along the side of the road, and headed into the Superstition Mountains. Undoubtedly, he was looking for the treasures of Jacob Waltz, the Lost Dutchman. In ...

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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.