In 1864, according to the Prescott Postmaster in his Special Territorial Census, Old Snowbeard’s was a Miner. Jacob Waltz was not the only one. As described by the Arizona Geological Survey,
mining has been the backbone of the Arizona economy.
This weekend, browse online through the Mines Collection of the Arizona Geological Survey containing correspondence, reports, maps and photographs on thousands of Arizona mines
This interesting article from Cochise County caught my eye.
Enjoy the adventure and let me know what you find. 🙂
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