ARIZONA LOST TREASURES
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
Where are some lost treasures in Arizona?
When most people hear of any state, in the western
United States, they envision cowboys, Indians, and of course, the gold rush.
Today, throughout the west there are many lost treasures that are just waiting
for someone to discover them. Some of them are as follows.
In the San Francisco Mountains in Coconino County,
there are bars of gold that were hidden away. The bars of gold may be marked
with territorial assayers, if so this would make them work even more money
A loot from a train robbery is buried somewhere
near Bisbee junction by the robbers.
In 1884, a Southern Pacific Railroad train robbery
took place at Canyon Station. The bandits were followed to a cave on the south
slope of Wrong Mountain in the Rincon Range. One bandit was fond dead, the other
two got away. However, there loot was never recovered. There is a natural cave
on Posta Quemada Canyon around eight miles off the Tucson-Douglas highway close
to 19 miles east of Tucson.
Close by Sononita in Santa Cruz County, Hashknife
Charley lost or hid 38 bars of gold. These should also have assayer’s stamps on
them or it is believed to be so.
A flash flood in Fools Gulch just northeast of
Wickenburg carried off a large safe and its contents. The safe and the treasure
inside has never been found and is believed to be under a dry steam bed in the
One legend tells of pirates that stole treasure from the streamer Gila and
buried it close by Crescent Spring in Mohave County.
Bandits hid away 1,000 pounds of silver dollars
from a train robbery in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, which is close to Willcox,
Arizona is full of tales such as these including
several lost silver and gold mines one of these tales is the Lost Dutchman Mine
at Superstition Mountain just to give you an example.
Many of these lost mines and treasures have never
been recovered no matter how hard people have searched; maybe you will be the
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