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

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Freight Wagon and Team

    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Prospectors and burro

    • Unknown
    • Mohave County (Ariz.) Transportation
    • Three prospectors and their burros. Possibly in the Hualapai or Cerbat Mountain ranges of Mohave County about 1915.
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Kay Family from Chloride

    • Unknown
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...

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