Corvette Museum

We visited the Corvette Museum late in the afternoon and had the 115,000 square feet to ourselves.  The museum opened in 1994 and sits on a 60-acre campus, complete with race track.  Our self-guided tour began with a walk down vignettes depicting Main Street in an American small town.  Early model Corvettes are cleverly displayed against the backdrops of a Photo Shop, Al’s Barber Shop, an assembly line, a Mobil gas station, a car dealership and a repair shop. Continue reading Corvette Museum

Wild Horses of the Lower Salt River

Wild horses, descendants of the horses brought by the Spanish, have roamed freely along the Salt River before the Tonto National Forest was designed in 1902.  Even though they had been living on the land for over a century, their fate was uncertain in the early 21st century.  In 2015, the United States Forest Service issued a notice declaring the herd as “unauthorized livestock” and announced a plan to capture, remove and auction off any unclaimed horses. Continue reading Wild Horses of the Lower Salt River