September 13, 2019 / Modified sep 13, 2019 9:01 a.m.

Archive Tucson: Eating the brined jackrabbit

Jackrabbits and riding the rails to school — growing up in Sasco, Arizona, now a ghost town.

Eating jackrabbit, killing the car battery by listening to the radio, and riding the rails over the flooded Santa Cruz River to school. In this edited clip from Archive Tucson, Trinidad Padilla tells of growing up in the — now ghost town — of Sasco, Arizona.

This story is part of Archive Tucson, an oral history project produced by Aengus Anderson through the University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections.

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