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Mohave Museum - History of Transportation in Mohave County
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    • Bus Stop and Service Center

    • Bus Stop and Service Center
    • Black, Arthur
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • "Clipper" passenger bus in front of passenger depot - Beale Street. Arthur F. Black established the "Boulder Dam Stage Line" in Kingman, Arizona in 1920. Mr. Black came to Mohave County early and engaged in Mining and Milling. He married Mabel...
    • May Day  1891  Kingman, Arizona

    • May Day 1891 Kingman, Arizona
    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • "Picnic to Jack Johnsons. First stagecoach owned by Taggart and Beecher." Richard Taggart and Gus Beecher were prominent local merchants in Kingman and Mineral Park. This is probably a Taggart and Beecher coach belonging to the Kingman/Mineral...
    • Tavern and Cafe Kingman Arizona

    • Tavern and Cafe Kingman Arizona
    • Fritz Studio
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • "The Lewis Café and Tavern on Route 66 between 6th and 7th Streets." Charlie Lum, in the center of the postcard photo, came to Kingman from China in 1922 to work in his father's White House Café. Charlie opened his own restaurant, The Jade,...
    • Cool Springs Cabins

    • Cool Springs Cabins
    • Gallup Studio
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Auto Court, service station and restaurant. Three cars are parked in front of the cabins. Located 20 miles west of Kingman on Highway 66, Cool Springs was operated by Floyd and Mary (Walker) Spidell during the 1940s and became a popular rest stop...
    • Bus Stop and Service Center

    • Bus Stop and Service Center
    • Gallup Studio
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Bus stop and service center in front of Harvey House at intersection of 4th Street and Front Street (now Andy Devine Avenue) about 1940. The Harvey House afforded railroad travelers and bus passengers alike lodging, meals and comfortable...
    • Exterior View of Harvey House.

    • Exterior View of Harvey House.
    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Exterior view of Harvey House, Santa Fe Eating House, a locomotive is puffing down the tracks. An "Ore Monument" made of stones and a wooden fence are at the side. Man to left of monument is F. C. Blumlein, Supt. of Round House, Winslow Arizona. ...
    • Front Street

    • 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...
    • Horse Drawn Surry

    • 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...
    • Freight Wagon and Team

    • 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...
    • Gypsy Garden Auto Court and Gas Station

    • 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...
    • Ford Tri-Motor #9606.  "City of Columbus"

    • Ford Tri-Motor #9606. "City of Columbus"
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • Looking North on 4th St.- July 4th

    • 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...
    • Old Trails Garage and store

    • Old Trails Garage and store
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • Boulder Dam Ferry

    • 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...
    • View of City Cafe and Texaco Station

    • View of City Cafe and Texaco Station
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • Prospectors on Front Street in front of Arizona Stores Company

    • Prospectors on Front Street in front of Arizona Stores Company
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • U. S. 66,  Oatman to Kingman

    • 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...
    • Teams Moving a House

    • 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...
    • Stagecoach and Team of Six Horses

    • Stagecoach and Team of Six Horses
    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • Kingman Transfer Company

    • Kingman Transfer Company
    • Unknown
    • 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...

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