Roadside History of Arizona


Take a grand tour along the highways of one of America's last frontiers. Trimble includes legends, lost-treasure stories, ghost towns, and interesting place names as he weaves a colorful tapestry of stories about Arizona.
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Take a grand tour along the highways of one of America's last frontiers. Trimble includes legends, lost-treasure stories, ghost towns, and interesting place names as he weaves a colorful tapestry of stories about Arizona.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878424719
  • Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 369,744
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 10.06 (h) x 1.09 (d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Arizona History vii
Introduction to Arizona: The Land and Its People 1
From the Ground Up: A Historical Overview of Arizona 7
Part 1 Southern Arizona: The Old West 31
I-10: San Simon--Tucson 31
US 191: Douglas--Cochise 54
AZ 181 and AZ 186: US 191--Willcox 64
US 191: I-10--Safford 70
AZ 80: New Mexico Border--Benson 73
AZ 92 and AZ 90: Bisbee--I-10 96
AZ 82: AZ 80--Nogales 103
AZ 83: Sonoita--I-10 110
I-19: Nogales--Tucson 112
AZ 77: Tucson--Globe 121
AZ 177: Winkelman--Superior 128
AZ 79: AZ 77--Florence 131
AZ 287 and AZ 87: Florence--Chandler 136
I-10: Tucson--Phoenix 143
AZ 86: Tucson--Why 150
AZ 286: Mexican Border--Robles Junction 153
I-8: I-10--Gila Bend 154
AZ 238: Casa Grande--Gila Bend 156
AZ 85: Mexican Border--I-10 158
Part 2 Central Arizona: Peaks and Valleys 163
US 60: Globe--Tempe 163
Loop 101: Tempe--I-10 175
I-17 and AZ 69: Phoenix--Prescott 193
I-17: Cordes Junction--Flagstaff 216
AZ 88 (Apache Trail): Apache Junction--Roosevelt Dam 234
AZ 87 (Beeline Highway): Mesa--Winslow 239
AZ 89: US 93--Prescott 254
AZ 89: Prescott--I-40 258
Alternate AZ 89: Prescott--Flagstaff 260
Part 3 Northern Arizona: The Colorado Plateau 271
I-40: Lupton--Flagstaff 271
I-40: Flagstaff--Seligman 288
I-40: Seligman--Topock 293
AZ 66, Oatman Road, and Old Highway 66: Seligman--Topock 296
US 191: Chambers--US 160 301
AZ 264: Window Rock--Tuba City 303
US 160: Tuba City--Four Corners Monument 320
US 163: US 160--Utah Border 322
US 89: Flagstaff--Lake Powell 325
US 180: Flagstaff--South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park 329
US Alternate 89: US 89--Fredonia 338
AZ 67: Jacob Lake--North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park 343
AZ 389: Fredonia--Colorado City 344
I-15: Utah Border--Nevada Border 346
Part 4 Eastern Arizona: The High Country 349
US 70: New Mexico Border--Globe 349
US 191: US 70--Sanders 359
AZ 260: Eagar--Payson 369
AZ 73: Hon Dah--US 60 377
AZ 61 and US 60: St. Johns--Globe 380
AZ 77: Show Low--Holbrook 384
Petrified Forest Road: I-40--US 180 391
Part 5 Western Arizona: River Culture 395
Colorado River 395
I-8: Gila Bend--Yuma 399
I-10: Phoenix--Ehrenberg 419
US 60: Phoenix--Wickenburg 429
US 93: Wickenburg--Kingman 437
US 93: Kingman--Hoover Dam 438
US 60: Wickenburg--Hope 444
AZ 72: US 60--Parker 447
US 95 and AZ 95: Yuma--I-40 451
Selected Bibliography 461
Index 469
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