‘Wild West 1877’

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Bygone Tucson

This dusty scene of Tucson AZ is from the days when horses were the only transportation. The Southern Pacific Railroad reached Tucson 3 years later in 1880.
Original Charcoal Sepia Drawing – 36″ x 48″

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‘Market Day 1887’

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Bygone Tucson

The ‘Papago’ the local tribe in Southern Arizona are in Tucson selling their baskets and clay pots to the townsfolk. Today the ‘Papago’ have re-claimed their traditional name of Tohono O’odham, meaning desert people.
Original Charcoal Sepia Drawing – 36″ x 48″

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‘Rush Hour 1907’

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Bygone Tucson

For the adventurous and wealthy citizen of Tucson, the car had replaced the horse and buggy.
Original Charcoal Sepia Drawing – 36″ x 48″

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‘Red Trolley 1917’

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Bygone Tucson

The Electric Trolley system was a popular means of transport for the fast growing city. Today, history repeats itself with the StreetCar running from downtown, along 4th Ave and on to the University of Arizona.
Original Charcoal Sepia Drawing – 36″ x 48″

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