Harshaw's Silver Days
June 2001 by Frank Lorey IIIIn the Patagonia Mountains east of Nogales, Arizona, between the famed ruins of Mowry and the quaint old mining supply center town of Patagonia lies the remains of Harshaw, once a thriving mining camp in its own right.
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Continued from last month...
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