The January 30th post (A plea to save Arizona history) told the story of one family that donated a major historical artifact. The story of another such family follows:
Unfortunately, the money was gone before any ore was found. Under-ground mining is expensive and finding a small vein of ore in the ground is like looking for a needle in a haystack. As the years passed there was less interest in mining and more interest in building homes. My parents lived at the Red Rover some years and in Cave Creek during other years. By 1990 my parents were getting too old to live out by themselves.