The New Student's Reference Work/Bisbee
Bisbee, a city in Cochise County, Arizona, about thirty miles from Tombstone, is situated in a cañon of the Mule-Pass Mountains, and is a substantially built modern city. Among its noteworthy buildings are the Y. M. C. A., the public library and Central School. Bisbee has an admirable public-school system and several fine churches. Its copper mines are among the richest in the world, and the two of greatest importance are known as the Calumet and Arizona and the Copper Queen. The city has electric light, waterworks and an electric street-car system; also the service of the El Paso & Southwestern Railroad, by which it is connected (at Benson) with the Southern Pacific. Bisbee, inclusive of its suburbs, has a population of 9,019.