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NOAA Photo Library Image - cgs00303

Observing party at Station Posten which is located on Poston Butte. The station name was apparently mis-spelled and stamped incorrectly. The pyramid is the fire temple of pioneer Arizona statesman Charles Poston (1852-1902) who converted to Zoroastroism. Poston is known as the Father of Arizona and is buried at this site.

Image ID: cgs00303, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Arizona, Florence
Photo Date: 1935 January
Photographer: Mr. Floyd Risvold, USC&GS


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