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Swamped On Main Street (access required)

This is Main Street in Bisbee in August 1908, during one of the worst months of flooding in the town’s history. In a three-week period, Bisbee was ravaged by three separate storms.

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Hello Tombstone, Hello Bisbee (access required)

On July 19, 1902, Tombstone and Bisbee were finally linked by telephone. The mayors of the two towns, like all good politicians, were there for the ceremony. Abraham Hyman Emanuel, mayor of Tombstone talked with Mayor Josiah Muirhead of Bisbee and at 8 p.m. that evening in the first long distance call between the two communities.