Here are some photographs taken around the
area of the Lavender and Bowles homes,
the Arizona/Mexico border,
and the Elfrida sheriff’s station during
the summer monsoon season.
border crossing
The wide-open U.S./Mexico border
border wallElfrida Sheriff
Wall constructed from Vietnam-era landing matsThe Cochise County Sheriff’s Office station in Elfrida,
where Buck Shelton works
lightningMonsoon flooding
A lightning strike during a summer monsoon in
the Sulphur Springs Valley
The waters rise fast during a flash flood
Monsoon CowRainbow
Stuck in the middleAfter the monsoon has passed by
The Sulphur Springs ValleyThe sun goes down on a Valley summer day