A view of the back of the San Xavier Mission, South of Tucson.
The old and the new. The front of the old bank building is reflected in the mirrored finish of the new building that replaced it.
Winsor Castle in the Arizona Strip. This was built by early Morman settlers as a fort, tithing farm, and stopping point on the way to Salt Lake City. Fascinating history, worth a visit.
A side view of Winsor Castle. The courtyard was large enough to hold 4 wagons within the safety of the 18" thick walls.
The North side of the Morman Temple in Mesa, AZ reflected in the meditation pool, at sunset.
Part of the Tucson courthouse. The part of the courthouse behind me was build upon the Presidio, built at that location in the mid 1860s. Part of the Presidio wall can still be seen.
Part of the scenery of the Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix, AZ
A famous old building on the North end of the Northern Arizona University campus in Flagstaff, AZ. The school started out as a teacher's college in the late 1800s. This building spend most of its life as a dorm but is now an art gallery for the school.
El Tovar Lodge, right on the edge of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon
Tumacacori Mission was established in 1691 by jesuit father Eusibio Francisco Kino. It is 12 miles North of the Arizona/Mexico border.
The Hotel St Michael on the square in Prescott, AZ. They had a tree lighting in the square, and I turned around and saw this. The temperature was below freezing, and the hotel has great lattes, so I felt obligated to enjoy a couple.
People rushing in to service at San Xavier, South of Tucson. A long term renovation project is underway and the tower on the left has already been re-finished.
A photograph of San Xavier at sunset. The mission, just South of Tucson still holds services.
These ferocious dragons guard an ornate church in Phoenix, AZ. Dragons are a symbol of power.
An old train station originally located in the Verde Valley of AZ, recently moved to Skull Valley. Now it is a visitor center.
The front door of the Royal Palms Inn, in Phoenix, AZ decorated for Christmas. The property was originally built in 1929 as a summer retreat for Cunard Steamship company executive Delos Cooke. It has been remodeled into a high end resort.
The old and the new. The old bank building is reflected in the mirrored surface of the new bank building.
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