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A Place Named Tombstone

It’s a town named for what others thought would happen to its founder.  It may sound like a strange way to title a place, but…

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A Science Laboratory Open to the Public

You don’t often this of a science laboratory as a tourist attraction.  While it wasn’t built for that purpose, it certainly does get plenty of…

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They Call It Biosphere 2

For the folks who work here, we don’t live on earth but rather Biosphere 1.  That’s why their facility is called Biosphere 2, and while…

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More Than Plants Under Glass

Some might call it a greenhouse, but it’s far more that plants under glass.  It’s a amazing facility doing cutting edge research… SharePrintEmail

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Crops For Those Who Aren’t Afraid of Heights

Some farmers need expensive, high tech equipment to harvest their crops.  This crop requires a very low-tech method of harvest…but it does help if you…

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A Unique Farm

David’s farm is just 2 ½ acres in size…but that does not mean he’s not busy.  In fact, the crop he grows will require full…

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Pheasants In Arizona

Most people don’t go pheasant hunting in Phoenix, AZ.  But if you to come to Molly’s farm, you will perhaps see more pheasants than you’ve…

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A Town Named Young

It’s just a small town of about 500 people. You’ve driven through bunches of them. But you probably have not driven through this town of…

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Owning A Gold & Silver Mine

Not many people set out to own a historic gold and silver mine.  That was the case for Andre, but soon he found himself owner…

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The Good Enough Mine

When the first miners hit veins of ore here, they knew it was “good enough” to open a profitable mine.  And thus, the name “Good…

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What Once Was Called Goose Flats

Not many folks have heard of Goose Flats, Arizona.  After all, the most exciting thing in Goose Flats was the fact that geese sometimes landed…

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A Long Bus Ride

Some students must ride a bus to school.  But imagine a school district where a student might spend nearly six hours simply riding to and…

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Walk the Streets of a Fictional Town

Many movie greats have walked the streets of this fictional town, and you can too.  It’s a story that has spanned over 75 years now……

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Building Homes and Movie Stars

It’s tough to find someone skilled in building an adobe home.  So this movie studio called on some experts who would up in the movies…

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A Town Built for Hollywood

It the early days of movies, most were shot on lots in Hollywood, but one of the first ventures outside the state led move makers…

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A Boom Town Called Tombstone

In the 1880’s, stagecoaches brought dozens of people each day to a boom town called Tombstone.  But it was a cycle of boom and bust…

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Dig Your Grave When You Get There

When this man set out to find his fortune he was told he’d need to dig his grave when he got there.  He decided to…

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Coronado’s Exploration

It’s been nearly half a millennium since Coronado’s exploration party marched through what is today’s Arizona. We head to a mountain pass to recall that…

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Inside A Titan II Missle Silo

In the 1980s there were 54 Titan II missile silos across the U.S.  Those missile carried the largest land-based nuclear warhead ever developed.  Today, this…

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Standing Alert

They were some of the largest and most devastating weapons ever developed and today we visit with a lady who stood on watch in case…

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