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Tucson's top football coaches: No. 10 Nemer Hassey

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 10 Nemer Hassey

Cienega head coach Nemer Hassey is drenched by a player after their 28-65 win over Sahuaro on Nov. 3, 2006.

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Double homicide

Double homicide

Peggy Dietz, right, whose husband and daughter were murdered by Joseph R. Wood III, reacts to the death penalty verdict in Pima County Superior Court on July 12, 1991. Wood was sentenced to death for the murders of Eugene and Deborah Dietz in 1989.

July 23, 2014 6:28 pm
Double homicide

Double homicide

Officers handcuff Joseph R. Wood III in Pima County Superior Court on July 12, 1991, after he was sentenced to death for the murders of Eugene and Deborah Dietz in 1989. 

July 23, 2014 6:28 pm
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

An elegant steel span 1903-vintage Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash was so badly damaged after a derailed freight crashed into it that Sundt construction crews demolished and replaced it in 1968. What’s pictured is the bridge after its supports were dynamited. See more …

July 23, 2014 2:25 pm
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

The twisted remains of the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over Cienega Wash after the suports were dynamited southeast of Tucson on March 12, 1968.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Sundt Construction crews work on replacement of the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over Cienega Wash southeast of Tucson on March 12, 1968.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Remains of a piggy-back freight car that struck the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash in March, 1968, forcing demolition and replacement of the bridge southeast of Tucson on March 12, 1968.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Nearly 680 pounds of explosives from Apache Powder in Southern Arizona were used to bring down the original Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over Cienega Wash southeast of Tucson on March 12, 1968. The original bridge was built in 1903.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Engineers assess the collapsed Southern Pacific railroad bridge over Cienega Wash after explosives demolition in March, 1968. It was quickly replaced by Sundt Construction crews.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Sundt construction crews dismantle part of the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over Cienega Wash southeast of Tucson on March 12, 1968, after it was heavily damaged by a derailed freight car.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Two Southern Pacific F7 locomotives pulling freight are the first to cross over the newly completed bridge over the Cienega Wash in March, 1968. The original 1903 span bridge was replaced after a freight collided with it.

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Southern Pacific bridge demolition

Southern Pacific bridge demolition

The date stamp on the original 180-foot steel span Southern Pacific RR bridge over Cienega Wash prior to demolition and replacement on March 12, 1968.

July 23, 2014 11:46 am
Tucson's top football coaches: No. 12 Todd Mayfield

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 12 Todd Mayfield

The Tucson High School football team, 3-0, has rallied around head coach Todd Mayfield, right. Tucson Citizen file photo by Xavier Gallegos, 1986.

July 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Tucson's top football coaches: No. 12 Todd Mayfield

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 12 Todd Mayfield

Todd Mayfield and his players practice on the band field on East Sixth Street. Tucson Citizen file photo by Warren Faidley, Sept. 29, 1986.

July 22, 2014 10:00 pm
Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley

Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley

The ski lift on Mount Lemmon operates year-round, with or without snow.

July 22, 2014 3:50 pm
Mario Castro

Mario Castro

Mario Castro is considered by some the greatest distance runner produced by Sunnyside High School.

July 17, 2014 4:14 pm
Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt

Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday Linda Ronstadt

See photos of Linda Ronstadt's musical journey.

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Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt

ARCHIVE PHOTO - 11/23/1977 Linda Ronstadt signs autographs at Tucson's Symphony Cotillion Ball. Photo by Lew Elliott / Tucson Citizen

July 16, 2014 2:31 pm
Tucson's top football coaches: No. 19 Lou Farber

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 19 Lou Farber

The late Lou Farber coached the Pueblo football team for 17 years, winning two state titles and just missing a third.

July 15, 2014 11:30 pm
Tucson's top football coaches: No. 19 Lou Farber

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 19 Lou Farber

Pueblo football coach Lou Farber started coaching in Tucson in 1956 after 14 years as a high school coach in Rhode Island and a notable college career at Brown University.

July 15, 2014 11:00 pm
Lou Farber

Lou Farber

Pueblo football coach Lou Farber started coaching in Tucson in 1956 after 14 years as a high school coach in Rhode Island and a notable college career at Brown University.

July 15, 2014 3:55 pm
Lou Farber

Lou Farber

The late Lou Farber coached the Pueblo football team for 17 years, winning two state titles and just missing a third.

July 15, 2014 3:57 pm
HARVEY, Fred

HARVEY, Fred

Fred Harvey, Aug. 5, 2003.

July 12, 2014 7:07 pm
High school football coaches in Tucson

High school football coaches in Tucson

Cholla football coach Ed Brown instructs a player during a 1977 game against Salpointe Catholic. 

July 11, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson's top football coaches: No. 24 Ed Brown

Tucson's top football coaches: No. 24 Ed Brown

Cholla High School football coach Ed Brown, left, talks to a player during a game against Salpointe Catholic High School on Oct. 14, 1977.

July 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

‘Jesus People’ camped in Catalina MountainsPima County sheriff’s deputies went to Molino Basin in the Catalina Mountains in October 1975 to serve a writ of habeas corpus on Iowa resident Bruce Surber, who had disappeared with “Jesus People.” About 25 deputies stayed at the campsite for five…

July 09, 2014 4:32 pm
Luke Walton

Luke Walton

Arizona's Luke Walton blocks a shot by Marathon's Coleco Buie on Nov. 18, 2000.

July 09, 2014 3:43 pm
Luke Walton

Luke Walton

Luke Walton passes the ball past a Wyoming player during the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the "The Pit" in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in which UA beat Wyoming 68-60 on March 18, 2002 and will advance to the Sweet 16 in San Jose next week.

July 09, 2014 3:43 pm
Luke Walton

Luke Walton

Luke Walton shoots over a Gonzaga player in the 96-95 double overtime thriller at the Huntsman Center to advance to the Sweet 16 on March 27, 2003.

July 09, 2014 3:43 pm
Luke Walton

Luke Walton

Arizona's Luke Walton (4) goes to the basket above teammate Loren Woods (3) and Duke's Mike Dunleavy, right, in the second half of the Final Four Championship in Minneapolis, Monday, April 2, 2001. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

July 09, 2014 3:45 pm
CHICAGO WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING

CHICAGO WHITE SOX SPRING TRAINING

Tucsonan Brian Anderson makes a diving catch in center field for the Chicago White Sox on March 29, 2006.

July 08, 2014 6:15 pm
Bear Down Gym

Bear Down Gym

Bear Down gym, circa 1929, took its name from John “Button” Salmon’s last words.

June 27, 2014 10:53 am
UA's 10 top 10 NBA draft picks

UA's 10 top 10 NBA draft picks

Jason TerryPick No.: 10Year: 1999Team: Atlanta---Jason Terry makes a fast break to the basket in the first half of the Arizona State game on Jan. 15, 1999.

June 27, 2014 10:23 am
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

Jazz performer and composer Duke Ellington signs an autograph at Ramada Inn on Sept. 15, 1961 in Tucson.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

"You have to be in to know it," said Duke Ellington when asked about jazz music at Ramada Inn on Sept. 15, 1961 in Tucson.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

"In a lot of cases, it's purely academic whether it's jazz or something else" said jazz legend Duke Ellington. You can't label it." He was interviewed at Ramada Inn on Sept. 15, 1961 in Tucson.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

"I almost decided. This is it – I may just stick to this line of work," said jazz performer and composer Duke Ellington at Ramada Inn on Sept. 15, 1961 in Tucson.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

"If you like to listen to it, it's good music," said jazz performer and composer Duke Ellington at Ramada Inn, Tucson, on Sept. 15, 1961.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

"Music is people – the people who perform it and create it. It's personal," said jazz legend Duke Ellington during an in review with Tucson Citizen writer Jay Hall on Sept. 15, 1961.

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Duke Ellington in Tucson

Duke Ellington in Tucson

Hector La Desma sings along with Duke Ellington, right, at the piano and smaller, 15-piece Ellington band during a one-night stand at El Casino Ballroom, 443 E. 26th St. in Tucson on Sept. 17, 1954. Tucson Citizen File Photo

June 25, 2014 12:05 pm
Throwback Thursday: Duke Ellington in Tucson

Throwback Thursday: Duke Ellington in Tucson

The legendary jazz musician Duke Ellington performed in Tucson in the 1950s and 1960s. “I’ve never had a vacation. It’s great to wake up in the morning and go to work,” Ellington said during a visit to Tucson in 1961. See photos of him performing, as well as photos from an interview at the R…

June 25, 2014 12:04 pm
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elliott_sean.jpg

Sean Elliott (32), going for a rebound against Sunnyside, took Cholla to the state title game in 1985 before starring at the UA.

June 21, 2014 12:00 am
Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

A thunderstorm rumbled across the Tucson valley on Aug. 4, 2000.

June 19, 2014 3:25 pm
Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

Bolts dance across the sky during a July 18, 2004 thunderstorm.

June 19, 2014 3:24 pm
Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

It wasn't a good night for basketball on Tucson's far East Side. Lightning on the east side lights up the sky on Brooks Drive as this thunderstorm caused damage throughout Tucson on Sept. 21, 2006.

June 19, 2014 3:25 pm
Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

Lightning strikes across the eastern end of the Santa Catalina Mountains on Aug. 14, 2000.

June 19, 2014 3:25 pm
Tucson lightning

Tucson lightning

Lightning strikes west of Tucson in this view from South Park Avenue and Interstate 10 on June 29, 2006.

June 19, 2014 3:25 pm
University of Arizona graduation

University of Arizona graduation

University of Arizona graduates seek out friends and family in Arizona Stadium during the commencement ceremony on May 31, 1969.

June 19, 2014 12:20 pm
Titan Missile construction

Titan Missile construction

The first Titan missile base is fortified with concrete as workers continuously pour around the clock in May 1961.

June 19, 2014 12:16 pm
John Furrer

John Furrer

John Furrer Sr. stands next to a 1917 Renault tank on May 29, 1980, at his war museum near Picacho Peak. The museum eventually went bankrupt.

June 19, 2014 12:13 pm

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