Route 66 in Arizona (Images of America Series)

Route 66 in Arizona (Images of America Series)

by Joe Sonderman

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Route 66 in Arizona (Images of America Series) by Joe Sonderman


Route 66 in Arizona is a ribbon tying together spectacular natural attractions such as the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, and the Meteor Crater. There were plenty of man-made diversions along the way, too. Roadside businesses used Native American and Western imagery to lure travelers to fill up their gas tank, grab a meal, or spend the night. Roadside signs featured shapely cowgirls and big black jackrabbits, or warned of killer snakes and prehistoric monsters. Between wails of “Are we there yet?” children pleaded to stay at motels shaped like wigwams, explore the Apache Death Cave, or pick up a rubber tomahawk at a trading post.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738579429
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 10/06/2010
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,205,259
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author


Author Joe Sonderman has assembled hundreds of nostalgic images of Arizona’s Route 66 and detailed histories of the attractions found along the way. Many images from his collection of 5,000 vintage Route 66 postcards have never been published before. These pictures of natural wonders, mom-and-pop businesses, bustling main streets, and good old-fashioned tourist traps recall a time when getting there was half the fun. Arizona may be the most spectacular state on Route 66, and the visuals are as stunning as the stories behind them.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 New Mexico Line to Petrified Forest 9

2 Petrified Forest to Holbrook 17

3 Joseph City to Winslow 33

4 Meteor City to Winona 45

5 Flagstaff 55

6 Parks to Williams 77

7 Ashfork to Kingman 93

8 Kingman to Cool Springs 107

9 Oatman to Topock 121

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Route 66 in Arizona (Images of America Series) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*he cuts off its head with his two kinves*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*appears in armour a sword sheathed at her side trident in her hand* who the HELL r u?*she growls saphira roars*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtg
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*she takes another spear, then throws it at two dummies, one behind the other. The spear cuts through the first dummy's heart, and then the next dummy's heart.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
See, I told chu I was insane ^__^
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