Behind the Ventana Canyon Resort in northeast Tucson is the original ranch, the Flying V. It took public pressure to force the resort to allow public access to the existing Ventana Canyon Trail. Fortunately, access still exists, thanks to those who cared enough to speak up.
The start of a training day at the Rillito race track.
Old wood and leather, and, in this barn, wagon wheels, too.
The Iron Horse neighborhood near downtown Tucson has some beautiful late 1880’s homes built close to the railroad. The railroad was an economic mainstay for the community then.
The Meyer Street Market is a favorite El Presidio landmark. Encroaching gentrification will someday “beautify” this gem and maybe diminish its interesting oldness.
As depicted at Old Tucson Studios, this vignette recalls the feel of an old west Chinese neighborhood.