A reservoir was begun in 1904 just below the junction of the Tonto and the Salt with capacity to store 1,330,000 acre-ft.
The valleys of the Salt river and its affluents, the Agua Fria, Verde and Tonto, are strewn with aboriginal remains; but especially important in migrations of culture was the Little Colorado.
Reid was nursed back to health by an Indian scout called Tonto, who declared " You only Ranger left.
Reid was nursed back to health by an Indian scout called Tonto, who declared You only Ranger left.
Jay Silverheels - Silverheels played Tonto in the original Lone Ranger series, but was also a successful movie actor in the 1940s and 50s.