Living in the Round House in MayerMAYER -- When Bill and Debbie Burkett moved to Mayer several years ago, they wanted to build a different type of house, something that resembled a geodesic dome but not quite. So they opted for a home that looks like a triple-dip ice cream cone. Technically, it's three monolithic domes.
A Dual Purpose Water Tank in MayerMAYER -- The big water tank sitting in Henry Castro's front yard here is not only attractive, it also serves a dual purpose. First, it's a reminder that a railroad once ran through Mayer. Second, it stores water in case of emergency.
The Story of Frank Murphy’s Impossible RailroadAt the peak of its prosperity, the fabled Bradshaw Mountains of central Arizona produced a king's ransom in gold and silver. Towns and mines with picturesquely whimsical names like Bueno, Turkey Creek, Tiger, Tip Top, Oro Belle and Big Bug were peopled with boisterous devil-may-care miners aptly described as unmarried, unchurched and unwashed. Each community ...