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    • Lizard Acres - Spurlock & Wetzler Feed Lot

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • Lizard Acres sign. Lizard Acres was the name of the Spurlock & Wetzler Feed Lot located where Sun City West is now. The Lizard Acres sign was at Dysart and Grand Avenues. In the 1940's, R. S. Spurlock and J. C. Wetzler of Holbrook, Arizona, were...
    • Plan for Sun City West presented in 1975 by Del E. Webb Construction Company

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • The plan for Sun City West announced by John Meeker in January 1975 envisioned a city built in two phases. Phase I, today's Sun City West, would consist of the land east of Grand Avenue and north of Bell Road. It was estimated that Phases I and II...
    • Sun City West Phase I nearing completion

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This is the last in a series of 105 aerial photos taken by the Del E. Web Construction Company to record the building of Sun City West. "Job 4290" began on 2/15/1978. This photo was taken on 10/8/1987 looking north from south of Bell Road. Grand...
    • Lizard Acres sign

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This Lizard Acres sign remains along the Santa Fe RR tracks along Grand Avenue, 1/2 mile north of Bell Road.
    • Sun City West in April, 1984

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • By 1984 Sun City West was looking more complete. The last neighborhood to be built, to the north of Bell Road and west of R. H. Johnson Boulevard, was cleared for construction. Grand Avenue and the railroad run diagonally from the northwest to...
    • Photo 80 of 105 aerial photos documenting construction of Sun City West.

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • By April 1985, construction had begun in the last neighborhood of Sun City West to the lower right of the photo. El Mirage Road runs north to south on the west perimeter of the community. Area to the south of Bell Road is still largely...

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