The original movie 3:10 to Yuma was shot on the ranch with Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, and Felicia Farr.
Duel in the Sun with Gregory Peck, Joseph Cotton, and Jennifer Jones was shot on the ranch
The Japanese ambassador and his entourage who were captured in Honolulu after the Pearl Harbor attack were brought to the ranch and interned here for the duration of the war.
22 adults, and 15 children.
Portions of the TV series High Chapparal were shot on the ranch.
During the filming of Stagecoach, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash stayed on the ranch.
Steve McQueen and Jodie McQueen used to stay on the ranch, and Jodie performed trick shooting for the guests.
Dorothy McLeod (then general manager) was the stunt double for Dorothy Mackaill in the movie “mine with the iron door”. Circa 1927
The boulders were formed from a granite intrusion of Texas Canyon Monzanite, with freeze/thaw and wind erosion.
The ranch was the site of Cochise’ winter camp
The rock in the saloon was originally in the courtyard of the main ranch house. The house burned down in the 30s, and the saloon was built around the rock in the 70s.
Interstate 10 was built across the ranch, and a livestock tunnel was constructed under I-10 for access to the acreage on the north side of I-10.
The ranch is approximately 160 acres.
The science fiction book “The Ancient Ones” by Lori Hines was written about the ranch, and has Linda Kelly (aka Melissa) as one of the prime characters.
For more fascinating information and history of the ranch, look on our
For more fascinating information and history of the ranch, look on our HISTORY page.