Territorial prison gets a rapid-fire burst of history
Yuma County Sheriff Ralph Ogden fires a replica Lowell Battery gun Friday after unveiling the weapon to a crowd of schoolchildren and city officials at the Yuma Territorial Prison. The weapon, which once stood vigil on the prison's guard tower, was purchased with proceeds from this year's 3:10 to Yuma fundraiser.
Photo by Craig Fry/Yuma Sun
Territorial prison gets a rapid-fire burst of history.
As the blazing sun inched higher in the sky the morning of Friday the 13th, the sheriff with a long mustache, cowboy hat and boots opened fire on the portcullis of the prison.But instead of heading off a jail break in the Old West, Yuma County Sheriff Ralph Ogden was shooting off the . Read Territorial prison gets a rapid-fire burst of history...