have written many articles about the
Bradshaw's through the years and have
received numerous emails inquiring about
So we decided
to provide you with some information through
Bradshaw Mountains.com. Mark and his wife,
Mary, are the owners of a local photography
Quigley Photography.com. They live in a
log home they built 24 years ago in the
Bradshaws and operate their studio there.
Markís photography company specializes in
documenting and recreating the old west
through the use of modern photography.
and photographs for many different magazines
and clients. A client list can be seen by
Mark has had a
life long fascination with the Bradshaw
Mountain Range and has been exploring and
researching it for over 40 years.
1950ís and 60ís my dad, was a crop dusting
pilot when I was growing up. He would slip
away at times to look for ghost towns from
his stearman aircraft. Later my whole family
was out exploring the ghost towns and mines
located originally from the air, by jeep. I
learned to love the old west and exploring
this special mountain range. As soon as I
was 16 I got myself a 4x4 vehicle and was
off to the Bradshaws exploring myself."
Mark began his
outdoor career working as a Park Police
Officer at Lake Pleasant. He wrote numerous
articles about this area for the then
popular magazine, Arizona Outdoor News.
Mark is also the author of the Lake Pleasant
Later, he was
hired by the Arizona Game and Fish
Department as a Game Warden. Much of his
time was spent patrolling and working in the
Bradshaws. He has patrolled the Bradshaws by
horse, 4x4 vehicles, ATVs,
airplane/helicopters, and hiking. During
his off times he returned to photograph and
document seldom visited places.
retired from the Arizona Game and Fish
Mark has met
and interviewed many interesting western
characters that lived in these mountains
during that time period. Many of them have
Our hope is
that you visit the Bradshaws and enjoy its
rugged beauty, but leave it as you find it.
Antelope near Fain Road, Northeast Bradshaws