Getting Lost in the Copper Corridor

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

GETTING LOST IN THE COPPER CORRIDOR

Can you guess where in the Copper Corridor the photo on the cover was taken? If you guessed Superior, then you would be right. This is the La Mina Bar on Main Street in Superior. The La Mina Bar is one of the oldest bars still operating in the mining town of Superior. Stop in for a visit and see many historical artifacts and learn more about the good ole days of Superior. Quick fact – in the 1950’s a statistical survey documented that Superior had more bars per capita than any other location in the nation. In its heyday, Superior had over 22 operating bars. Coors Beer once declared that there was more Coors beer sold in Superior than any other place in the state of Arizona and possibly the United States. Over the next couple of months, theNuggetwill take our readers on a journey through the Copper Corridor, helping you to ‘Get Lost.’

Mila Besich Lira | Pinal Nugget

Staff (1633 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Fourth of July Festivities

    July 3rd, 2015
    by

    Hayden: Come join the Town of Hayden for a fun Fourth of July Celebration! Come out to Hastings Park for […]


    Arizona Supreme Court Censures Justice of the Peace Larry A. Bravo

    July 3rd, 2015
    by

    PHOENIX – The Commission on Judicial Conduct announced today that on June 26, 2015, the Arizona Supreme Court censured Justice […]


    Pinal Libraries to Begin “Operation Digitization” Thanks to Grant from State

    July 3rd, 2015
    by

    FLORENCE – Do you have boxes of old photos that are sitting the closet gathering dust and beginning to fade […]


    “Frida Kahlo: Her Photos” to Present Selections of 241 Images in Exhibit to Open Oct. 31 Heard Museum

    July 3rd, 2015
    by

    Phoenix, AZ – For fans of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, an exhibit of her photographs opening Oct. 31 at the Heard […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Savor the Sound: 2015-2016 SASO season tickets on sale now

    June 24th, 2015
    by

    TUCSON, AZ – The Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra invites audiences to savor the sound of the enticing 2015-16 season.
     


    Catalina church collects books for Kids’ Closet

    June 24th, 2015
    by

    Mountain Shadows Presbyterian Church, located at 14240 N. Oracle Road in Catalina, hosts a monthly food collection to support area food banks, including the Tri Community Food Bank in Mammoth.


    Memories of Superior: Ray and Evelyn Ramirez

    June 24th, 2015
    by

    By Yolanda Najera-Ewing Pinal Nugget His eyes shone and his smile widened as memories rushed back and he spoke wistfully of the Superior of his youth.


    The Ballad of Pearl Hart

    June 24th, 2015
    by

    T T T he last days of the wild west unofficially came to an end on May 29, 1899 when the Globe – Florence stagecoach was held up by a pair


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather