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ROADS - HISTORY

Wild old days!

Author: 
R. L. Loeffelbein
Article Date: 
July-August 1973
Article Abstract: 
The plank road 6.7 miles long which extended across the sand dunes west of Yuma until 1926
Language: 
English
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The wit and pain of the Old Plank Road

Author: 
D. Dedera
Article Date: 
August 1976
Article Abstract: 
Travelers from California to southern Arizona in the 1920s drove over redwood planks laid across sand dunes near Yuma
Language: 
English
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The general's shortcut

Author: 
J. E. Cook
Article Date: 
July 25, 1971
Article Abstract: 
General Crooks road along the Mogollon Rim from Fort Apache to Camp Verde
Language: 
English
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State's only toll road called out "Sunday best"

Article Date: 
March 20 1955
Article Abstract: 
North Central Ave., Phoenix, was kept watered and was toll road from about 1896-1903
Language: 
English
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Spanish attempts to open a New Mexico-Sonora road

Author: 
M. Simmons
Article Date: 
Spring 1975
Language: 
English
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Old plank road is but a memory

Author: 
R. G. Willson
Article Date: 
February 20 1972
Language: 
English
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Mohave-Prescott toll road started way back in 1864

Author: 
R. Malach
Article Date: 
April 5, 1973
Language: 
English
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Letter to governor Goodwin, 1864

Author: 
H. Ehrenberg
Article Date: 
July 1936
Article Abstract: 
Transmits a map and discusses his survey for a wagon route between La Paz and the Weaver mines
Language: 
English
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Historical facts about the highways leading to and from Springerville

Author: 
J. W. Becker
Article Date: 
April 1968
Language: 
English
Subject Headings: 

Birth of a highway

Author: 
R. L. Sperry
Article Date: 
Summer 1975
Article Abstract: 
The first roads across the sand hills west of Yuma
Language: 
English
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