In 1907, Hotel Gadsden was built in Douglas, Arizona. It is a warm combination of carmel colored marble columns, Tiffany stained glass skylights and murals, shamelessly gilded in Art Nouveau motifs that celebrates the wealth of Bisbee copper and the Douglas smelter.
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Gratuitous Bisbee Photos
View from a porch on Youngblood Hill in Bisbee, Arizona.
Lowell, Arizona Today – 2010
Lowell, Arizona has some of Bisbee’s earlier glory. Here is a photo of Lowell today.
Violent Saturday Comes To Bisbee, Arizona – 1955
The most iconic of films shot in Bisbee is Violent Saturday, starring Victor Mature. Lee Marvin is a menacing thug, while Ernest Borgnine plays a pacified Amish farmer. Having Bisbee fill in for a Pennsylvanian town sort of works, but the train scenes are definitely filmed around Douglas, Arizona.