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The Fort Valley Experimental Forest (access required)

Two photos show an area of ponderosa pine near the Fort Valley Experimental Forest Station. The top image was taken in 1909. The bottom image was taken in 1938, and shows the growth of many new ponderosa pine seedlings. The increase in the number of new trees is mainly attributed to grazing exclsion and fire ...

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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.