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Throwback: The jet age comes to Davis-Monthan

Throwback: The jet age comes to Davis-Monthan

In 1953, the Strategic Air Command brought the jet age to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson with dozens of Boeing B-47 Stratojet bombers …

November 13, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

Throwback Thursday: A night at the old 84 Truck Center

See Tucson Citizen photographer Lew Raizk's photos from 1959.

August 28, 2014 9:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Throwback Thursday: A new teacher's first day in 1960

Virginia Woodard's first day of teaching first grade at TUSD's Mission View Elementary School in 1960 was no different than a new teacher in 2…

July 31, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

Throwback Thursday: Damaged railroad bridge replaced

An elegant steel span 1903-vintage Southern Pacific Railroad bridge over the Cienega Wash was so badly damaged after a derailed freight crashe…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: UFO's hover over Gleeson

Throwback Thursday: UFO's hover over Gleeson

One August night in 1968, Pearl Christiansen, then 71, reported that she spotted UFO’s hovering over Brown’s Peak near Gleeson, her home for …

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Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

Throwback Thursday: A "fancy nitery"

The Tucson Citizen called the Twin Flames a "fancy nitery" when it opened in 1955 at 5150 E. Speedway. It featured a well-stocked bar, soft ch…

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Throwback Thursday: Training for Vietnam

Tucson Citizen photographers Mark Godfrey and Dan Tortorell documented soldiers training for deployment to Vietnam at Ft. Huachuca in 1966 and…

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Student photographers walk with nature

Student photographers walk with nature

The hardest part of nature photography is putting the viewer in the photographer’s shoes — really capturing the majesty of what they’re photographing.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Throwback Thursday: Streets of Tucson

Throwback Thursday: Streets of Tucson

Ah, memories of two lane roads, potholes, washouts and gridlock. Some things never change on Tucson streets. Take a look at some archive photo…

May 01, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Throwback Thursday: Fire at Old Tucson Studios

Much of Old Tucson Studios burned to the ground in a devastating fire on April 24, 1995. The first firefighters on the scene were no match for…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
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