Feb. 16: Today in Arizona history

2013-02-16T07:00:00Z Feb. 16: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
February 16, 2013 7:00 am  • 

1890: A midnight battle develops at Red Rock railroad station when a band of tramps attempts to capture the Southern Pacific fast freight.

1908: The Shattuck-Arizona Copper Co. and the Denn-Arizona Copper Co. announce plans to construct a smelter at Douglas for the reduction of Shattuck-Denn ore.

1913: The first train to serve Fort Huachuca arrives at 4:35 p.m. on the El Paso and Southwestern line.

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