History Happens Here in AJ: Mountain View tie-in U.S. 60; Gravel then, paved now

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by then Independent staffer Ray Streib and the image ran in the […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Empty land for Circle K then, Leslie’s pool supplies now

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series features old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by Independent staffer Dean Rhodes and the image ran in the April 1-7, […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Polar bear leaves under ‘unbearable’ circumstances

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by then Independent staffer Robert Kropp and the image ran in the […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Laying penetration oil then pavement now

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image is a file image that ran in the Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 1986 issue of […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Tainted soil then addition to Goldfield now

  History, oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by Independent staffer Richard H. Dyer and the image ran in […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Valley National Bank then, Chase now

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by Independent staffer Richard Dyer and the image ran in the May […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Rainy winter day then sunny summer day now

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by then Independent staffer Jim Files and the image ran in the […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Sign installed for Lost Dutchman Days

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. The first image, taken by then Independent staffer Robert Kropp, ran in the Feb. 22-28, 1989, issue […]

History Happens Here in AJ: Q-Fresh then, antique market now

History, oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This weekly series will feature old photographs from the Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent’s archives, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken, in the style of Dear Photograph. This week’s image was taken by current staffer Richard H. Dyer and the image ran in the […]