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Browsing items in: Mohave Museum - History of Transportation in Mohave County

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    • Prospectors and burro

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Three prospectors and their burros. Possibly in the Hualapai or Cerbat Mountain ranges of Mohave County about 1915.
    • City Stables, Stage Office

    • Tarr, Jessie
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • This image is from a glass plate in the Museum Collection, believed to be a Tarr Studios Photo. Photo was in November 1932 Mohave Miner, Golden Anniversary Edition. Caption read:"Six of the eight automobiles in Mohave County in 1909 lined up on...
    • One of the Early Autos of Mohave County

    • Tarr, Jessie
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • This 1910 auto was made by White Automobile Company, a part of the White Sewing Machine Company, and purchased by the United States Smelter whose headquarters were at Goldroad. Bought for the General Manager, Mr. Muir. According to Car Restoration...
    • Kay Family from Chloride

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • The Kay family was an early Mohave County pioneer family instrumental in developing mining properties in the Chloride-Mineral Park area. John Kay, the partriarch of the family arrived in the area about 1885. John's wife, Cordelia Chapman Welbourn...
    • Freight Wagon and Team

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Ten mule team freight outfit with multiple wagons about 1895. Wagon road appears to be parallel to the railroad tracks of the ATSF Railroad line, probably west of Kingman, Arizona.
    • Riverview Court

    • Gallup Studio
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Taylor's Conoco Station 7 mi west of Oatman (old Highway 66)" A tow truck is on the right and a car is parked under the canopy. Probably located on the flats and the straight part of the Highway past the White Chief Mine in lower Oatman.
    • Kingman Transfer Company

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Sumner H. Beecher and his Kingman Transfer Company. A triangular sign on the Reliance truck reads "Randolph, Reliance, Rapid Agent." Mr. Beecher was born in Kingman in 1886 and believed to have been the first white child born in the city. Sumner...
    • Stagecoach and Team of Six Horses

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Stagecoach from Kingman to Chloride and White Hills in 1908. Picture taken at 4th Street and Front Street in Kingman, Arizona. Lovin and Withers Store behind stagecoach. Two story building in left center of photograph is the Beale Hotel. The...
    • Teams Moving a House

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Russell home being moved from first Chloride Railway Station at the end of the Arizona and Utah RR (SW of Silver Hill) to Chloride proper, on north side of Tennessee Avenue, midway between 2nd and 3rd (per Helen Shull). One of the men in the...
    • U. S. 66,  Oatman to Kingman

    • Frasher Fotos
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Route 66 near Oatman about 1940. Battleship Mountain in background in left center of photo. This winding route was the main highway from Kingman to the California border prior to the opening of the new route through Yucca and the lower Sacramento...
    • Prospectors on Front Street in front of Arizona Stores Company

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Prospecting outfitters, J.H. Harry Knight and Raymond H. Carr were two early Mohave County pioneers who arrived in the 1890's and involved themselves in mining and business ventures. In 1916 Carr was a candidate for State Representative and...
    • View of City Cafe and Texaco Station

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Postcard view of the City Café on Route 66 in the Hilltop section of East Kingman. Built by Roy Walker about 1939-1942, the City Café served local residents as well as the ever increasing tourist traffic coming through the Kingman area. The...
    • Boulder Dam Ferry

    • Frashers Foto
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Pictured here is one of the ferry boats that operated in Black Canyon above the Boulder Dam construction Site between 1931 and 1935. There were apparently a number of ferry systems that crossed Black Canyon back and fourth from the Arizona side to...
    • Old Trails Garage and store

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Old Trails garage and store between 3rd and 4th Streets on Andy Devine Avenue west of the Brunswick Hotel. The garage was believed to have been built about 1914. Early proprietors apparently were Brinkley & Hastings and Mr. Jasper Brewer who was...
    • Looking North on 4th St.- July 4th

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Looking North on 4th St, Kingman, Arizona on 4th of July. Court House in background, Central Commercial and Arizona Bank on right, I.M. George Meat Market and Elks Lodge 468 on left. Caption: "parking space at a premium." Note group of Native...
    • Ford Tri-Motor #9606.  "City of Columbus"

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    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Kingman Airport (Possibly at dedication 25 June 1929) ushering in the era of Kingman becoming an important link in transcontinental air service."Port Kingman" as the airport was called, was the first airport terminal dedicated in Northern Arizona...
    • Gypsy Garden Auto Court and Gas Station

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Gypsy Garden Auto Court and gas station is in the eastern section of Kingman proper on Front Street (Highway 66). Probably erected in the early 1930s, the proprietors were Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Jones. The burgeoning tourist trade on Highway 66...
    • Freight Wagon and Team

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Freight wagon and team of eight matching white horses in front of the Beale Hotel, Kingman Mercantile store, I.M. George Men's Clothing and Lovin & Withers Mercantile store on Front Street, Kingman, Arizona ca 1908. Wagon is transporting mining...
    • Horse Drawn Surry

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Fletcher Talbert and Ora Gruninger families on a Sunday outing near Kingman, Arizona ca. 1910. Mr. Talbert may have been connected to Richard Taggart, a prominent Kingman business man who partnered with Gus Beecher to run the Kingman-Mineral...
    • Front Street

    • Johnson, Glenn
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Flatbed freight truck in front of the Lovin and Withers store on Front Street (Andy Devine Avenue) in Kingman at the corner of 4th Street. The truck's cargo is corrugated metal and lumber probably destined for one the the area's many mining...

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