Category: Days Past

Days Past

Canyon Diablo Train Robbery

1889—Less than three weeks after the Arizona territorial legislature made train robbery a capital crime, a sensational hold-up made headlines across the young territory.

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Days Past

Lonesome Valley Rodeo

Beginning with cooperative stock roundups involving local ranches, the birth of the rodeo in the Prescott area has a colorful story.

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Days Past

A Terrific Explosion: Part 1

August 17, 1898: A massive explosion at Prescott’s railyard kills two men and sends a four-ton boiler flying 1200 feet. How did the accident happen?

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