Tag: Arizona

Eugene Shoemaker’s Sketch of Meteor Crater

Video Explaining How Meteor Crater Was Created

Here is a short video illustrating how Meteor Crater was formed.

Video of Meteor Crater

Here is a video of the meteor crater located near Winslow, Arizona.  The land was flat around the area, but near the crater it was very windy.

Holsinger Meteorite

This is the largest piece of the Holsinger Meteorite that created the meteor crater. It was believed to be 150 foot meteor that came from the east and created the crater in about 10 seconds.  The pressure from the impact left tiny diamonds in the area.

Velociraptor Skull

While visiting the meteor crater in Winslow, Arizona they had a velociraptor skull on display.  This was definitely something very cool and unexpected to find.

Miss Kitty’s Store in Tombstone

Along the streets of Tombstone, Arizona is Miss Kitty’s store which helps keep all the women dressed in Tombstone fashion.

The Original Bird Cage Theatre of Tombstone

Oldest Profession in the West

Where there was money to be had in the old west there were prostitutes. Prostitutes would actually have license to be able to work in the city and believe it or not there are actually different classifications of prostitutes.  Many worked in saloons, parlor houses, or brothels, but lower grade ones worked in cribs and …

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Wyatt Earp Sights to see Around Tombstone

When visiting Tombstone there are enough sights to see to remind you that Wyatt Earp once lived here. Here are some of the Wyatt Earp sights you can see.

Shootout at the O.K. Corral

Tombstone, Arizona was the site of one of the most famous gunfights in American history between Wyatt Earp, Virgil Earp, Morgan Earp, Doc Holliday, Tom McLaury, Frank McLaury, Ike Clanton, and 19 year old Billy Clanton.  There was tensions that arose between the cowboys and the Earp’s leading up to the shootout.  The cowboys were …

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Famous Saloons of Tombstone

Here are some famous saloons of Tombstone.  When this town was bustling these were the places to be.

Welcome to Tombstone

Welcome to Tombstone, Arizona. During the 1880’s Tombstone was bigger than Los Angeles, California. This bustling town had a lot going on in the old west. There was gambling, prostitutes, cowboys, mining, shootouts, rattlesnakes, and many other ways people could die in the west. Here are some sights you can see around Tombstone.

Grass Flip Flops

Dateland, Arizona is setting all sorts of fashion trends with these stylish faux grass flip flops.  Granted there isn’t much grass that actually grows in Dateland these beauties must allow the wearer to imagine what it is like to walk on grass barefoot.

Davis Monthan Air Force Base Boneyard

Davis Monthan Air Force Base is located southeast of downtown Tuscon, Arizona. Here lies an aircraft boneyard where numerous planes can be found resting and waiting to be picked apart for parts.

Pure Bred Idiot Hot Sauce Roulette

Dateland, Arizona is nothing more than a fly spec on a map along Interstate-8, but while making a pit stop and looking around I happened to notice this funny product.  It is the Pure Bred Idiot Hot Sauce Roulette.  I think it must take a special type of individual who enjoys pain while eating or …

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Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember those who are no longer with us, but are not forgotten.  This year I went to Tombstone, Arizona to see a bit of American history that is being preserved at Tombstone.  One of the most famous gun battles of the old west was the shootout at …

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4 Retirees Visit a Bar

Four old retired men are walking down a street in   Yuma, Arizona. They turn a corner and see a sign that says, “Old Timers Bar – ALL drinks 10 cents.” They look at each other and then go in, thinking this is too good to be true. The old bartender says in a voice …

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Hoover Dam

While in Nevada I drove over to the Hoover Dam to take a tour and learn more about the dam that tamed the Colorado river and provides water and electricity to the desert south west of the United States. It was certainly a sight to see and interesting to learn about all that went into …

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