There is so much historical information about this area, that I have an endless amount of intriguing information about Yuma. It is also so sad to see that this once raging river (Colorado River) has been dried to a trickle. The Colorado River is one of the most endangered river in the United States. The
Yuma once was flooded with celebrities taking a quick trip to Arizona just to get hitched. It also was a great place to film westerns and desert landscapes. With time and new ways to create sets for movies what once seemed like a blossoming industry, slowly began to fade. During the 80-90s some awesomely dirty
Quietly nestled in the Kofa Wildlife National Refuge in Yuma County Is Castle Dome Mine Museum. Castle Dome, 40 miles northeast of Yuma, contains the longest-working mine in Arizona. The museum is so authentically rich in history and insights that this will give you a wonderful view of what life was like when they mined.