The Past Moving Forward

The Junction & Wade Hampton Mines

Underground views with miners using Finaly Autoloader, slushers, drills and unloading ore. Surface views include miners loading supplies into the cage to be lowered into the mine. Wade Hampton Mine footage includes shovel loading dump truck and unloading gob into the Denn Mine grizzly. Circa 1950s.


Parade in Old Bisbee with high school students, swimming pool on Locklin Avenue, Lowell, and snow storm in Old Bisbee. Circa 1930s

Cochise County

Cattle, misc. mining related properties, Chiricahua National Monument, Faraway Ranch and animals at an unidentified zoo (likely not Arizona).

Bisbee Kiwanis Members 1929

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Bisbee.

Spring Celebration in Vista Park

Young girls dressed in costumes and dancing in Vista Park.

Downtown Bisbee, Naco and More

Views of Bisbee including a parade. Custom houses in Naco Sonora and Arizona. Cars driving along Divide Road. People golfing at Turquoise Valley Golf Course.

Sports Round Up

Tucson Mid Winter Rodeo, Bisbee Junction, Divide Road, Bisbee Rodeo, men playing baseball, Bisbee-Douglas football game, Misc. Bisbee views and the country club. Circa 1930s.

Golden Jubilee Parade 1931

Jubilee parade going through downtown Bisbee and a portion of Lowell. Numerous people and decorated floats. Film ends with footage of a rodeo.

Bisbee High School Students and More

Senior Kid Day at Bisbee High School, a parade and mining in the Sacramento Pit including the cleaning of the tracks after a possible collapse. Circa 1930s.

Phelps Dodge Mercantile Grand Opening

The grand opening of Phelps Dodge Mercantile, showing the interior of the building, customers, and employees. The film ends with views of a coaster race down Tombstone Canyon.

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