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

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...

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