The Old Pueblo and Sin City made it on the map because of available surface water and the surrounding oases which made them ideal stopping places for weary travelers. Other similarities are the impact of the railroad in the 19th century, and the promotion of climate and tourism in the 20th. Local historian Ken Scoville takes a look at what these two towns have in common and what sets them apart. What turned the lights on and made Las Vegas the “City of the Night” while Tucson remained, well, Tucson?
Tucson and Las Vegas: Which of these is not like the other?
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