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The Lavender Pit in Bisbee – 1961 Petley Postcard

June 3, 2014
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Bisbee Arizona Lavender Pit in 1961, view from the air. The flotation mill above Lowell is larger than Erie Street and the shops. Trees are much smaller and sparse than in 2014.
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Lavender Pit Imagined as Enclosed Mega-Building

October 12, 2010
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Lots of imaginative ideas have been floated for Bisbee's Lavender Pit, from making it a (toxic) lake reservoir, filling it back in with reclaimed dumps, and now enclosing it into a futuristic 'inverted skyscraper.'
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