This is an old cabinet photo of the ghost town of Kofa, AZ. Images of Kofa are exceedingly rare, and this particular photo identifies several structures in the scene including the store, assay office, Miner's bunk house, superintendent's office, and the storekeeper's house. Kofa, which is an acronym derived from the King of Arizona Mine, was located in southwestern Arizona in an area which is now part of the Kofa National Refuge. Mining was done from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Today t are few remains other than a cemetery east of the townsite (infested with killer bees the last time I was t
The overall dimensions are 4 by 5 inches; the image size is 3 ¼ by 2 ¼ inches. Although faded, this is still a valuable and rare image of this desert mining town.
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