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Navajo Bridge at Marble Canyon (access required)

The Navajo Bridge was built in 1929 to accommodate travelers through the Grand Canyon.An enormous hole in the ground called the Grand Canyon, and the Colorado River which runs through it, were often considered impediments for individuals traveling between Arizona and Utah in the mid to late 1800s.As early as 1860, Jacob Hamblin, Mormon emissary ...

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Luisa Ronstadt Espinel (access required)

This is Tucson pop star Linda Ronstadt’s great aunt in a publicity photo taken in the 1920s. Her stage name was Luisa Espinel. She was a national entertainer—a contralto who performed opera, sang Spanish folk songs and acted in movies.