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Feb 28, 2017 - Copper, Ruins and Pecans

Today we went to the ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center. This is about 25 minutes south of Tucson. There is a visitor center and they run tours of an active open pit copper mine. They have some great displays at the mine with what they do, what it becomes and also historical equipment. We boarded a bus that took us to the mine. ASARCO is promoting how they are working on reclamation of the area and that they are continually planning for that. There were even wild horses on the grounds. I did not take notes about how all this mine stuff worked....

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Dec 19, 2014 - Good Ole Technology

Our plan for Friday (our revised plan that is) had us driving down I-25 to Hatch, NM, cutting across about 50 miles of 2-lane highway to Deming, NM to catch I-10 west toward Tucson. With luck we’d end up down at one of several RV parks south of Green Valley, ready to cross into Mexico by Nogales bright and early Saturday morning (a day behind what we’d hoped for). So back at Bosque we were up with the sun, there was frost on the bushes, trees and Saturn, we both had nice warm showers and off we rolled by about 7:30. Since this would be our...

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