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       Grand Canyon National Park in northern Arizona         on this page:

Statewide Links
a few important people

Phoenix area

Tucson area

Smaller Towns / Central Arizona:
Lapaz County • Maricopa County
Pinal County • Gila County
Graham & Greenlee Counties

Indian Country of Arizona

reading material
other media

Railroads of Arizona

other Arizona Travel & Business Links Pages
Northwest Arizona Travel Links PageNortheast Arizona Travel Links PageSouthern Arizona Travel Links Page

Seal of the Territory of Arizona [est. 1868]           flag of the State of Arizona           Great Seal of the State of Arizona [est. 1912]           logo for the Arizona Centennial, 1912-2012           2008 state series U.S. quarter for Arizona           2010 park series U.S. quarter for Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona

Official Government Links & Info
Arizona covers 114,000 square miles {295,250 square kilometers}.
State population: 5,580,000 (U.S. Census 2003 estimate); Phoenix population: 1,321,000 (U.S. Census 2000).
The state was admitted to the Union on 14 February 1912 {the 48th state}.
The popular name is 'Grand Canyon State' 'The Apartheid State'.
The state flower is the Saguaro Cactus Blossom; the state bird is the Cactus Wren; the state animal is 'road kill'.
The time zone in Arizona is Mountain Time; Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time, while the Navajo Nation does.

Official Website of the State of Arizona
Arizona Constitution [orig. 1912]
Arizona State Legislature website
Arizona State Senate
Arizona House of Representatives
Arizona Office of Tourism
Arizona Department of Transportation
Arizona Road Conditions or dial 511 or 1-888-411-ROAD (7623)
Arizona Scenic Roads [USDOT website]
Arizona Lottery [est. 1981]
Arizona State Parks Dept.
Arizona State Game & Fish Dept.
Arizona Centennial Celebration, 1912-2012

The November 2018 Election
vote for ANY Democrat vs. Sen. John McCain in 2022 and for Sen. Jeff Flake's open seat in 2018
Arizona Medical Marijuana Policy Project
Working Minds 2018 National Elections Page

"If states are the laboratory for democracy, [then] Arizona is a meth lab."
— educator quoted by Native American activist Winona LaDuke (in 2012)

Statewide Links

browse travel books about Arizona U.S.A. at Amazon

Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry [est.1974]
Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce [est. 1948] based in Phoenix, AZ
Cities of Arizona listing
League of Arizona Cities & Towns [est. 1937]
City Data website info for Arizona
Arizona Paths tourism directory
Arizona at OyMap.com - a world directory
Arizona Historical Society [est. 1864] operates museums in Flagstaff, Tempe, Tucson, and Yuma
Southwest Directory's Arizona pages
Arizona Jazz Magazine Online
Arizona Black Pages
Arizona Dude Ranch Assn.
'The Voice of Arizona' free speech website
American Legion, Dept. of Arizona
Arizona Authors Assn. [est. 1978]
U.S. Green Building Council - Arizona chapter
Arizona Exposition & State Fair [since 1884; Oct-Nov 2013 = #129] at the Arizona Exposition in Phoenix
Sisters in Crime - Arizona Chapters
Arizona Rail Passenger Assn.
Bingham Equipment Co. - New Holland & Bobcat dealer {5 locations in AZ}
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange [est. 1976] - used books & videos {6 locations in AZ}
Visit Sunny Arizona
Arizona Tourist News Magazine [est. 2003]
The Nature Conservancy - Arizona sites
Arizona State Poetry Society
Arizona Interagency Wildfire Prevention Team
Arizona Newspapers Assn. [est. 1930]
listing of free wi-fi hotspots in Arizona
another listing of free wi-fi hotspots in Arizona
a listing of Arizona bookstores
Solar Contact's listing of installers in Arizona
New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards [est. 2006]
NewPages.com's Directory of Independent Bookstores for Arizona
The Mountain West Digital Library [est. 2001] coördinates with AZ, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT & WY
Arizona VW Bus Club is based in Phoenix
Arizona VW Bus Club's Annual Jerome Jamboree [Sept 2017 = #27]

Bashas' Supermarkets [est. 1932] - over 140 locations in Arizona       Arizona State University [est. 1885]       radio sponsor Local First Arizona [est. 2003] based in Phoenix, Arizona

League of Conservation Voters [est. 1969] headquartered in Washington, DC - Arizona Branch is based in Tucson

Black Bear Diner [chain est. 1995] - 6 locations in Arizona
Cheba Hut {3 locations in AZ}
El Paso Bar-B-Que Co. {9 locations in Arizona}
Oregano's Pizza Bistro {7 locations in Arizona}
Streets of New York Pizza (26 locations in Arizona} & SoNY Brewery (2 locations in Arizona}
Waffle House [chain est. 1955] - 13 locations in Arizona
Southwest Restaurants Assn.

Rick Walker's Route 66 Research Page
Route 66 Pages at Spirit of America Bookstore

A Few Important People
Gov. Janice Kay 'Jan' Brewer [sworn Jan 2009; GOP] is up for re-election in 2014

U.S. Senator John McCain [since 1986; GOP] is up for re-election in 2022

Sen. John McCain press release, 2 February 2018
“In 2016, the Russian government engaged in an elaborate plot to interfere in an American election and undermine our democracy. Russia employed the same tactics it has used to influence elections around the world, from France and Germany to Ukraine, Montenegro, and beyond. [Russian President Vladimir] Putin’s regime launched cyberattacks and spread disinformation with the goal of sowing chaos and weakening faith in our institutions. And while we have no evidence that these efforts affected the outcome of our election, I fear [that] they succeeded in fueling political discord and dividing us from one another.
“The latest attacks on the FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party’s, no president’s, only Putin’s. The American people deserve to know all of the facts surrounding Russia’s ongoing efforts to subvert our democracy, which is why Special Counsel [Robert] Mueller’s investigation must proceed unimpeded.
“Our nation’s elected officials, including the president, must stop looking at this investigation through the warped lens of politics and manufacturing partisan sideshows. If we continue to undermine our own rule of law, we are doing Putin’s job for him.”
official website permalink

Declared candidates for the 2018 Republican primary election include white supremicist & convicted felon Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa County Sheriff; Cong. Martha McSally; and Kelli Ward, former State Senator; declared candidates for the 2018 Democratic primary election include retired judge Richard Sherzan & 3-term Cong. Kyrsten Sinema
campaign website for Democratic Congressperson Kyrsten Sinema - running for open U.S. Senate seat in 2018

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake [2013-2018; GOP] is not running for re-election in 2018
former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl [1994-2012; GOP]

Congressional District 1: Ann Kirkpatrick [Dem-AZ01, 2009-2010 & since 2013] for Flagstaff & NE Arizona
official websitecampaign websiteentry at Wikipedia

Congressional District 2: Ron Barber [Dem-AZ02, since 2013] for Tucson & SE Arizona
official websitecampaign websiteentry at Wikipedia
Oct 2014 anti-McSally TV campaign ad [0:30] at YouTube

Congressional District 3: Raúl M. Grijalva [Dem-AZ03, since 2003] for Tucson & SW Arizona
official websitecampaign websiteentry at Wikipedia

Congressional District 4: Republican Paul Gosar

Congressional District 5: Republican Matt Salmon

Congressional District 6: Republican David Schweikert

Congressional District 7: Democrat Ed Pastor

Congressional District 8: Republican Trent Franks

Congressional District 9: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema

fascist Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio [sworn 1993]
Sheriff's official homepageJoe Arpaio entry at Wikipedia

eco-author Edward 'Cactus Ed' Abbey [1927-89] Page
at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

artist John Nelson Battenberg [1931-2012] of Scottsdale, Arizona
July 2012 obituaryWikipedia

cowboy poet-humorist Baxter Black of Benson, Arizona
browse booksofficial website

Western author James Carlos Blake: browse books

John Charles Frémont [1813-90] was Governor of Arizona Territory, 1878-81

author Diana Gabaldon: browse booksofficial website

painter Allen Garns of Mesa, Arizona

Chiricahua Apache leader Geronimo [1829-1909]

female racecar driver Danica Patrick lives in Scottsdale, Arizona
official website, based in IndianaWikipedia

painter David Schwindt of Tucson, Arizona

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California Luiseño artist Fritz Scholder [1937-2005] of Arizona & New Mexico
browse booksofficial websiteWikipedia

Fritz Scholder Indian / Not Indian art book by Sims, Lowe & Smith   "Fritz Scholder: Indian/Not Indian" art book [2008]
by Lowery Stokes Sims, Truman T. Lowe & Paul Chaat Smith

Prestel USA 9¼x12¼ hardcover [11/2008] for $42.00
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Leslie Marmon Silko of Tucson, Arizona
deemed by Larry McMurtry to be "the finest prose writer of her generation"

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visionary architect Paolo Soleri [1919-2013]
browse booksWikipedia

open daily 9am-5pm; tours, windbells, cafe on site  Arcosanti in Cordes Junction, AZ
Cosanti in Paradise Valley, AZ

'Save Our Soleri' at Santa Fe Indian School group (Facebook page)

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trapper & scout Bill Williams [1787-1849]>

seal of Maricopa County in Arizona           seal of City of Phoenix, Arizona           logo of the Phoenix Suns basketball team [est. 1968] of Arizona
Maricopa County / Phoenix, Arizona area
Maricopa County, Arizona official website

Cave Creek, Arizona [settled in 1870]
Spur Cross B&B in Cave Creek, Arizona {free wi-fi}
Sleepy Hollow B&B in Cave Creek, Arizona
Cave Creek [AZ] Coffee Company
Harold's Cave Creek Corral Restaurant in Cave Creek, Arizona
Book Barn in Cave Creek, Arizona
Cave Creek [AZ] Museum
The Desert Advocate newspaper [est. 1989] in Carefree, Arizona
Satisfied Frog Restaurant in Carefree, Arizona

Pioneer Living History Village [est. 1969], north of Phoenix, Arizona
Wild Western Festival [Sept 2007 = #3] at Pioneer Village in Arizona

City of Phoenix, Arizona [est. 1868, incorp. 1881]
official website of the City of Phoenix, Arizona
Greater Phoenix [AZ] C.V.B.
The Arizona Republic newspaper [est. 1890]
free Phoenix New Times weekly newspaper
Midtown Messenger - preservation news for Phoenix, Arizona
The Desert Shamrock newspaper for the Irish community [est. 1989]
The Heard Museum of Native Cultures & Art [est. 1929]
1895 Rosson House Museum in Phoenix, Arizona
Valley Metro Light Rail System {opened 12/2008} in Phoenix, Arizona
symbol for airport  Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport [est. 1935]
Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-0T locomotive #4 in Phoenix, Arizona
First Christian Church in Phoenix, Arizona was built by architect Frank Lloyd Wright [1867-1959]
Phoenix [AZ] Trolley Museum [est. 1975]
South Mountain Community College [est. 1980]
Craig's List for Phoenix, Arizona area
'The Maids' cleaning service in the Phoenix area
Phoenix Homeowner Services - House Cleaning in Phoenix, Arizona
A.S.A.P. Restoration {emergency cleanup} of Arizona
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Phoenix, 8034 No. 19th Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona
Az-Tex Hats, 10658 No. 32nd Street (corner of Shea) in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix [AZ] Youth At Risk
Rodeo Nights dance club in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoeniz [AZ] Film Foundation [est. 2000]
Phoeniz [AZ] Film Festival [April 2010 = #10]
Phoeniz [AZ] Film Society [est. 2004]
International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival [Oct 2005 = #6] in Phoenix, Arizona
Pueblo Grande Museum & Archeological Park [est. 1929] in Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix Poet website
Pro Athlete Chamber of Commerce™ [est. 2014], 5245 So. 39th Street in Phoenix, Arizona
Irish Cultural Center & Arizona Autumn Irish Festival [Oct 2011 = #11]
Museum of Firefighting [est. 1961] in Phoenix, Arizona
First Solar, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona
Landmark Education Center in Phoenix area {moved to Scottsdale 6/2012
Reliant Capitol LLC building & remodeling of Arizona & New Mexico
mining conglomerate Freeport-McMoRan Inc. [est. 1912], 333 No. Central Avenue in Phoenix
Hispanic Women's Corporation leadership development [est. 1981] based in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix [AZ] Art Museum
First Friday Art Walk in Phoenix, Arizona
Orpheum Theatre [est. 1929] in Phoenix, Arizona
Arizona Opera [est. 1971] at Phoenix Symphony Hall, 75 No. Second Street
Phoenix Theatre [est. 1920] of Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa [est. 1929] in Phoenix, Arizona
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Parkway South
Hotel San Carlos [est. 1928], 202 No. Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona
Royal Palms Resort & Spa [est. 1929], 5200 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix, Arizona
Westward Ho Hotel [built 1929; now senior housing] in Phoenix, Arizona

City of Phoenix [AZ] community television Channel 11
K.F.N.X. 1100-AM right-wing bilge radio in Phoenix, AZ
K.J.Z.Z. 91.5-FM N.P.R. outlet in Phoenix, AZ
K.O.O.L. 94.5-FM classic rock radio in Phoenix, AZ
  K.P.H.X. 1480-AM progressive talk radio [est. 2004; AMC-8 satellite shutdown 7/2017; website down 2018]: website + online
K.S.L.X. 100.7-FM classic rock radio in Phoenix, AZ
K.Z.O.N. 101.5-FM alt-rock radio in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Area Food & Beverage
Arizona Eats restaurant directory for Phoenix area
Phoenix Arizona Dining website
Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches {9 locations} in Phoenix, Arizona area
Frost Gelato Shoppe {franchise} in Phoenix and Gilbert
Bill Johnson's Big Apple Restaurant [est. 1956] {6 locations} in Phoenix, Arizona area
Cupz: The Coffee Experience {3 locations} in Phoenix, Arizona area
Durant's fine dining in Phoenix, Arizona
Honey Bear's Tennessee BBQ - 3 locations [est. 1986]
Johnnie's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club in Phoenix, Arizona
Le Peep Grill {3 locations in area}
Lovejoy's KansAZ City Bar-B-Q on Bell Road in Phoenix, Arizona
The Main Ingredient Ale House & Café, 2337 No. Seventh Street in Phoenix, Arizona
Mama Java's Coffeehouse in Phoenix, Arizona
Nothing But Noodles locations in Phoenix-Scottsdale area are shut down
Ollie's Omelette House {4 locations} in Phoenix, Arizona area
Park Central Deli & Catering [est. 1957], 3110 No. Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona
R.A. Sushi, Bar & Restaurant chain {5 locations} in Phoenix, Arizona area
Rear Basement / Valley Bar [built 1949, open 5/2015], 130 No. Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona
Schreiner's Home Made Sausage [est. 1955], 3601 No. Seventh Street in Phoenix, Arizona
The Soda Shop in Phoenix, Arizona
Wagon Yard Saloon on Bell Road in Phoenix, Arizona
Willow House Coffee Shop in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona

City of Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale [AZ] C.V.B.
Scottsdale / East Valley Tribune newspaper
National Festival of the West [March 2005 = #15] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Arizona Cowboy College [est. 1989] in Scottsdale, Arizona
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park & Museum [est. 1967] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse [est. 1972] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale [AZ] Museum of Contemporary Art [est. 1999]
Farrelli's Cinema Supper Club in Scottsdale, Arizona
Frank Lloyd Wright School's Taliesin West campus [est. 1937] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Rusty Spur Saloon [built 1921, converted 1958] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Sphinx Date Ranch [est. 1953] in Scottsdale, Arizona
BLACK STAR: these guys send out spam emails 2-3 times every week, and just won't stop  Xanadu Gallery [est. 2001], 7039 E. Main Street in Scottsdale, Arizona
Brown's Classic Automotive [est. 1953], 16066 No. 77th Street in Scottsdale, Arizona
Harkins Movie Theatres chain [est. 1931] in Scottsdale, Arizona
Az-Tex Hats, 3903 No. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, Arizona
Jolta Java Cafe in Scottsdale, Arizona
Frank & Lupe's Old Scottsdale Restaurant, 4121 No. Marshall Way in Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale 6 Drive-In Theater in Scottsdale, Arizona
Landmark Education Center in Phoenix area {moved to Scottsdale 6/2012
Leo Bar & Delicatesses in Scottsdale, Arizona
Scottsdale [AZ] Center for the Performing Arts
Magma Arizona RR 2-6-0 locomotive #6 in Scottsdale, Arizona
Altamira Fine Art [opened 11/2013], 7038 E. Main Street in Scottsdale, Arizona
Legacy Gallery [est. 1988], 7178 Main Street in Scottsdale, Arizona
Blue Rain Gallery, 7137 E. Main Street in Scottsdale, AZ
Aaron Brothers Art & Framing [chain est. 1946], 15745 No. Hayden Road in Scottsdale, AZ

Cosanti in Paradise Valley, Arizona

East Valley:
including Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Guadalupe, Mesa, Queen Creek & Tempe

Mesa [AZ] C.V.B.
Mesa [AZ] Arts Center
Coffee Talk in Mesa, Arizona
String Chemistry Café [est. Sept 2005] in Mesa, AZ
Mesa Arizona Carpet Cleaning
Southern Pacific RR 4-6-0 locomotive #2355 in Mesa, AZ
'Save The Mesa Pioneer Park Train' [est. 2008]
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Mesa, 1056 So. Country Club Drive in Mesa, Arizona

Wild West Gazette [est. 2007] quarterly newspaper, published by Western Adventure Publishing, based in Mesa, Arizona

City of Tempe, Arizona
Tempe [AZ] Chamber of Commerce
Tempe [AZ] C.V.B.
Arizona State University [est. 1885] in Tempe, Arizona
The Library bar & grill [est. 2002] in Tempe, AZ
Extreme Bean Coffee Co. in Tempe, AZ
free College Times weekly newspaper in Tempe, AZ
Rio Salado Community College in Tempe, AZ
Pollack Tempe Cinemas
Steve's Espresso in Tempe, AZ
Laina McWhorter's iImagé Printing, 5235 So. Kyrene Road in Tempe, AZ
Changing Hands Bookstore [est. 1974] in Tempe, AZ
A.S.U.'s Herberger College of Fine Arts [est. 1965] in Tempe, AZ
Valley O' The Sun B&B [est. 1983] in Tempe, AZ
Steve's Espresso Coffee [est. 2004], corner Baseline & McClintock in Tempe, AZ

Bilingual Review Press [est. 1973] of Arizona State University

City of Chandler, Arizona
Arizona Railway Museum [est. 1983] in Chandler, Arizona
Homestake Mining Co. 0-4-0CA locomotive #5 in Chandler, AZ
Southern Pacific RR 2-8-0 locomotive #2562 in Chandler, AZ
Si Señor Restaurant [est. 2001] in Chandler, AZ
Ahwatukee Foothills News [est. 1978]

Town of Queen Creek, Arizona [incorp. 1989]

northeast sector
including Apache Junction, Apache Lake, Canyon Lake & Goldfield
mostly along U.S. 88, the Apache Trail Highway

City of Apache Junction, Arizona 85217 [incorp. 1978]
Apache Junction, Arizona official website
Apache Junction [AZ] Chamber of Commerce [est. 1960]
Barleen's Arizona Opry Dinner Theater in Apache Junction, Arizona
Mining Camp Restaurant & Trading Post [est. 1961] east of Apache Junction, Arizona
Superstition Mountain / Lost Dutchman Museum [founded 1979] east of Apache Junction, Arizona
Goldfield Ghost Town [est. 1893]
Dolly Steamboat cruises at Canyon Lake, Arizona
Tortilla Flat Stage Stop [est. 1904] & Superstition Saloon
Tonto {cliff dwellings} National Monument [est. 1907]

West Valley:
including Buckeye, Glendale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park, Peoria & Tolleson
Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
Southwest Valley Sun free weekly newspaper [est. 1993]
Amabisca's La Placita Cafe [est. 1962] in Buckeye, Arizona
WestWind Glendale 9 Drive-In Theater in Glendale, Arizona
City of Goodyear, Arizona [incorp. 1946]
Black Bear Diner in Goodyear, Arizona
Goodyear Rodeo Days [February]
Wigwam Resort & Golf Club [est. 1919] in Litchfield Park, Arizona
Arizona & Pacific Railroad [est. 2002] 16-inch gauge live steamers in Peoria, Arizona
  Lone Spur Café, 9780 W. Northern Avenue in Peoria, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona area

Tucson is within Pima County

City of Tucson, Arizona [est. 20 August 1775]
Tucson, Arizona official website
Metropolitan Tucson [AZ] C.V.B.
Tucson [AZ] Hispanic Chamber of Commerce [est. 1989]

Arizona Congressional District 2 for Tucson & SE Arizona
redistricting changed AZ08 to AZ02; District 8 is vacant, Special Election in June
Gabrielle Dee 'Gabby' Giffords [Dem, 2007-11] was shot in January 2011, resigned 1/2012
Giffords aide Ron Barber for Congress official campaign website
Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva [Dem-AZ07, since 2003] for Tucson & SW Arizona

University of Arizona [est. 1885] in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona Business & Travel Links Page  11/2017

Smaller Towns of Arizona

Northeast Arizona is split to another page {10/2006}
and includes Apache County, Navajo County, and the Navajo & Hopi Reservations
click here

Northwest Arizona is split to another page {10/2006}
and includes Coconino County {Flagstaff & Sedona}, Mohave County {Kingman},
and Yavapai County {Prescott}
click here

The Border Counties
On Friday 12 August 2005, New Mexico's governor declared an emergency in four counties along the border
with Mexico, releasing funds to combat increased crime in the area. The following Monday,
Arizona governor Janet Napolitano did the same, covering Cochise, Pima, Santa Cruz & Yuma counties.
Arizona Office of Homeland Security [est. March 2003]

Southern Arizona is split to another page {10/2006}
and includes Cochise County, Pima County {Tucson is above},
Santa Cruz County {Nogales}, and Yuma County
click here

Central Arizona includes Gila County {Payson & Miami-Globe}, Graham & Greenlee Counties,
Lapaz County, Maricopa County {Phoenix above}, and Pinal County

Maricopa County in Arizona
Tonopah Joe's Truckstop & Cafe in Tonopah, Arizona

Buckeye, Arizona
official websiteentry at Wikipedia
Hickman's Egg Ranch [est. 1944] in Buckeye, Arizona
Sundance Towne Center shopping mall [est. 2007] in Buckeye, Arizona

new city of Belmont, Arizona [est. 2017]
Announced 11/2017: Bill Gates and local developers are planning to build a 'smart city' between Tonopah and Buckeye in Arizona's West Valley,
at the intersection of the existing I-10 Freeway and the planned I-11 Hassayampa Freeway from Las Vegas, Nevada to Nogales, Arizona.
Mega-developer Belmont Partners is headed by Larry Yount.
official website {none found 11/2017} • official I-11 route mapentry at Wikipedia

Wickenburg, Arizona
official websiteentry at Wikipedia

Wickenburg [AZ] Chamber of Commerce [est. 1931]
Wickenburg [AZ] Gold Rush Days [Feb 2012 = #64]
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 2-8-0 locomotive #761 in Wickenburg, AZ
Rancho de los Caballeros Guest Ranch near Wickenburg, AZ

Town of Gila Bend, Arizona [est. 1858]
Knight's Inn Motel {formerly Travelodge} in Gila Bend, Arizona
Best Western Space Age Lodge in Gila Bend, Arizona

Gila County in Arizona
Merchants Assn. of Miami, AZ [town est. 1907]
Noftsger Hill Inn B&B in Globe, AZ
Globe-Miami, Arizona community profile
Southern Pacific RR 2-6-0 locomotive #1774 in Globe, AZ
Arizona Eastern Narrow-Gauge Railway from Miami/Globe, AZ to Bowie, AZ [est. 1899] {status unclear}
Copper Spike Railway in Globe, Arizona

Tonto Basin / Mogollon Rim area
Rim Country [AZ] Regional Chamber of Commerce
Town of Payson, Arizona [est. 1882, incorp. 1973]
World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo [August 2005 = #121]
Fargo's Steakhouse in Payson, Arizona
260 Cafe in Payson, Arizona
voted Payson's best burgers by Roundup readers  Macky's Grill [est. 1997] in Payson, Arizona
Knotty Pine Cafe in Payson, Arizona
El Rancho Restaurant in Payson, Arizona
Barn Door Books in Payson, Arizona
K.R.I.M. 96.3-FM public radio in Payson, Arizona
symbol for airport  Crosswinds Restaurant at the Payson [AZ] Municipal Airport
Zane Grey Cabin Foundation
Zane Grey [1872-1939] Pages at Spirit of America
Canyon Country Log Homes [est. 2000] in Payson, Arizona

Payson [AZ] Roundup twice-weekly newspaper [est. 1937]

Pine - Strawberry [AZ] Museum
Strawberry [AZ] Lodge [est. 1868]
Plum Tree House rental cottage in Strawberry, Arizona
Windmill Corner Inn in Strawberry, Arizona
Black Bear Restaurant & Lounge in Strawberry, Arizona
Cabins on Strawberry Hill Resort
Pine, Arizona 85544
Rimside Grill & Cabins in Pine, Arizona
Pine Victorian B&B in Pine, Arizona
Nifty 50's Diner in Pine, Arizona
Sidewinder Saloon & Lodge in Pine, Arizona
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park north of Payson, Arizona
Long Valley Cafe in Happy Jack, Arizona
Happy Jack Lodge & Restaurant in Happy Jack, Arizona

Star Valley, Arizona [incorp. 11/2006]
Diamond Point Shadows steakhouse on Hwy. 260 in Star Valley, AZ
Christopher Creek, Arizona
Landmark Restaurant & Saloon [est. 1955] in Christopher Creek, Arizona
Kohl's Ranch Lodge & Zane Grey Steakhouse outside Payson, Arizona

Pinal County in Arizona
Pinal County [AZ] official website

Lapaz County in Arizona
KPKR 95.7-FM 'River Rat' people's radio [est. 2007] in Parker, AZ

Graham & Greenlee Counties in Arizona
Graham County [AZ] Chamber of Commerce

City of Safford, Arizona [founded 1874, incorp. 1901] official website
Eastern Arizona Courier newspaper of Safford, AZ
K.J.I.K. 100.7-FM music radio in Duncan-Safford, AZ
K.W.R.Q. 102.3-FM 'Sunny 102' music radio in Clifton-Safford, AZ
K.X.K.Q. 94.5-FM 'Kat Kountry' music radio in Safford, AZ
U.P. Railroad Shortline Railroad Profiles for Arizona

Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-0T locomotive #5 at Morenci Plaza in Clifton, AZ
Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-4T locomotive #9 at Clifton Plaza in Clifton, AZ

Indian Country of Arizona

The Amerind Museum [est. 1937] in Dragoon, Arizona
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona [est. 1952]

Ak-Chin Indian Community in western Pinal County, Arizona
Cocopah Tribe Reservation south of Yuma, Arizona
Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation [est. 1865]
Fort Mojave Indian Reservation [est. 1970] is 56.5% in Arizona, 30% in California, and 13.5% in Nevada
Gila Bend Papago Indian Reservation [est. 1882] in NW Pinal County, Arizona
Gila River Indian Reservation [est. 1859] in NW Pinal County, Arizona
Havasupai Reservation [est. 1855] at the Grand Canyon in Arizona

Hopi Indian Reservation [est. 1882] inside the Navajo Reservation in Arizona
Hopi Tribe official website
Hopi Reservation entry at Wikipedia
Hopi Indian Tribe's Office of Community Planning & Economic Development

Hualapai Reservation [est. 1883] at the Grand Canyon in Arizona
Kaibab-Paiute Tribe
Pascua Yaqui Tribe
Quechan Tribe
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community [est. 1879]
San Carlos Apache Reservation [est. 1871] in SE Arizona
San Juan Southern Paiute
San Xavier Reservation of the Tohono O'dham Nation
Tohono O'dham {formerly Papago - changed name 1986} Nation [est. 1874] in southern Arizona
Tonto Apache {Dilzhe’é} Reservation at Payson, Arizona
Walapai Indian Reservation [est. 1883]
White Mountain Apache Reservation [est. 1891] in east-central Arizona

Yavapai Apache Reservation [est. 1934] at Camp Verde, Arizona
Yavapai Fort McDowell Reservation [est. 1903] near Phoenix, Arizona
Yavapai Prescott Indian Reservation [est. 1935] at Prescott, Arizona

"Oral History of The Yavapai" [] by Mike Harrison & John Williams HB=978-1-935089-55-1 pb=978-1-935089-43-8

Navajo Country / Diné Bikéyah [est. 1868] in Arizona, Utah (6.95%) & New Mexico
Navajo Nation [est. 1957] official website
Navajo Nation entry at Wikipedia
Navajo Nation Tourism Dept.
Navajo Nation Museum & Visitor's Center [est. 1997]
Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation
Big Mountain - Black Mesa Navajo-Hopi Relocation
The Hubbell Trading Post [est. 1876] National Historic Site [est. 1960]
Friends of the Hubbell Trading Post
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park [est. 1958] in Arizona
Diné College [est. 1968] in Tsaile, Arizona
Navajo metal sculptor Oliver Detsoi of Window Rock, Arizona

weekly Navajo Times newspaper [est. 1959] aka 'Diné bi Naaltsoos'         weekly Navajo-Hopi Observer newspaper [est. 1980s]

Arizona Native Scene Magazine  Arizona Native Scene Magazine {defunct?}
magazine website {given up 2014}
Dancing Gods / Indian Ceremonials  "Dancing Gods: Indian Ceremonials of New Mexico & Arizona"
[1966 classic] by Erna Fergusson; Foreword by Tony Hillerman

"Still the best of all books about the Indian ceremonials of New Mexico and
Arizona ... perceptive and simple, reverent and lucid."
— Lawrence Clark Powell, Southwest Classics [1974]
Univ NM Press 9¼x6 pb [4/2001] for $10.17
Indians of the Southwest   "Indians of The Southwest" [1997]
by Karin Luisa Badt

Discovery Enterprises 7¾x5½ pb [3/97] out of print/used

Arizona Reading Material

Arizona Highways Magazine  "Arizona Highways" Magazine [est. 1925]
published by Arizona Department of Transportation
12 issues/12 months [USA only] for $24.00
magazine website
Route 66 Across Arizona  "Route 66 Across Arizona: A Comprehensive Two-Way Guide
For Touring Route 66" [2001]
by Richard K. & Sherry G. Mangum

Hexagon Press 11x8½ pb [6/2001] for $21.95
How Arizona Sold Its Sunshine, Historical Hotels of Arizona book by Victoria Clark   "How Arizona Sold Its Sunshine: Historical Hotels of Arizona"
[2003] by Victoria Clark

Describes 65 Arizona establishments, existing or not, big or small, including
six Harvey House Hotel locations

Blue Gourd Publng 8½x5½ pb [12/2003] for $19.95
Landmark Buildings, Arizona's Architectural Heritage book by Ann Patterson & Mark Vinson  "Landmark Buildings: Arizona's Architectural Heritage" [2004]
by Ann Patterson & Mark Vinson

Arizona Highways Books 10x7¼ pb [9/2004] for $18.95
"Buildings from across the state of Arizona, beautifully photographed and insightfully presented in their cultural or historical contexts", including Paolo Soleri's Arcosanti, the Harvey House El Tovar Hotel [built 1905], Biosphere 2, Mission San Xavier del Bac [built 1783-97], and several works by architect Frank Lloyd Wright [1867-1959]
Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona  
"Frank Lloyd Wright In Arizona" [2006]
by Lawrence W. Cheek

Rio Nuevo 8¼x8¼ hardcover [1/2006] for $13.22
The Southwest Table cookbook by Dave DeWitt  "The Southwest Table: Traditional Cuisine From Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona" [2011] by food historian Dave DeWitt
Lyons Press 9½x7¾ hardcover [5/2011] for $22.76
Historic Bars of The Southwest book by Melody & Myke Groves  "Hoist A Cold One!: Historic Bars of The Southwest" [2011]
by Melody & Myke Groves

Descriptions of 25 historic establishments in Arizona, Texas, New Mexico &
Colorado, with photos past & present and driving directions

U.N.M. Press 8x10 pb [7/2011] for $18.21

Mining Sacred Ground mystery novel in Kindle format by David E. Knop  "Mining Sacred Ground" for Kindle [2011] by David E. Knop
Ex-Marine military police sergeant Peter Romero returns to Arizona in time to witness the murder of his cousin; the local sheriff has no interest in solving the case, so Peter looks into the matter, which endangers his family, his marriage, tribal secrets, and his own life.
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [5/2011] for $2.99 {sic}
author's official website
Cactus League Spring Training book by Susie Steckner  "Cactus League: Spring Training (Images of America)" [2012]
by Susie Steckner and the Mesa [AZ] Historical Museum

The fifteen teams of Western Major League Baseball have for decades been spending February and March in Arizona training for the official season, which runs from March thru October.
Kindle Edition from Arcadia Publng [2/2012] for $9.09
Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [2/2012] for $21.12
Brewing Arizona book by Ed Sipos  
"Brewing Arizona: A Century of Beer In The Grand Canyon State" [2013]
by Ed Sipos

Univ Arizona Press 10¼x10¼ hardcover [10/2013] for $35.90
Location Filming in Arizona book by Lili DeBarbieri  "Location Filming In Arizona: The Screen Legacy of The Grand Canyon State" [2014] by Lili DeBarbieri
Kindle Edition from The History Press [3/2014] for $9.99
Arcadia Publng 9x6 pb [3/2014] for $14.34
The History Press pb [3/2014] out of print/used
Ladies of the Canyons book by Lesley Poling-Kempes  "Ladies of The Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures In The American Southwest" [2015]
by Lesley Poling-Kempes

Featured Arizona & New Mexico women include Mary Austin, Willa Cather, Natalie Curtis, Alice Corbin Henderson, Alice Klauber, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Carol Stanley, Louisa Wade Wetherill, and Mary Cabot Wheelwright
Kindle Edition from Univ Arizona Press [9/2015] for $13.99
Univ Arizona Press 9x6 pb [9/2015] for $19.43


Bill Buck's "National Trails Guide" booksite

Other Media About Arizona

"The Golden Eye"  [Monogram Aug 1948]
Charlie Chan Golden Eye movie poster  Detective Charlie Chan vacations at a dude ranch in Arizona to investigate a money-losing gold mine that is suddenly making a fortune; location filming in Santa Clarita Valley, north of Los Angeles • Directed by William Beaudine; starring Roland Winters {as Chan}, Victor Sen Yung, Mantan Moreland, Tim Ryan, Wanda McKay, Bruce Kellogg, Evelyn Brent, Ralph Dunn, Lois Austin & Forrest Taylor
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb

"The Arizona Raiders"
[Paramount June 1936; re-released 1951]
Arizona Raiders 1936 movie directed by James P. Hogan, starring Buster Crabbe  Directed by James P. Hogan; based on Zane Grey's novel "Raiders of The Spanish Peaks"; starring Buster Crabbe, Raymond Hatton, Marsha Hunt, Betty Jane Rhodes, Johnny Downs, Grant Withers, Don Rowan, Arthur Aylesworth & Richard Carle; later re-released as "Bad Men of Arizona" [1951]
Nostalgia Family b&w DVD [7/2015] for $8.99
LionsGate b&w DVD [2/2006] for $11.99
Timeless Multimedia b&w VHS [12/88] for $9.99
Bridgestone/Virgil b&w VHS [3/95] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.99


"Arizona Raiders" [Columbia Pictures Aug 1965]
Arizona Raiders 1965 Western movie starring Audie Murphy  Two captured members of Quantrill's Raiders agree to be deputized as Arizona Rangers and help wipe out the remaining members of the gang; filmed in Arizona in both Technicolor™ and Techniscope™
Directed by William Witney; story by Frank Gruber & Richard Schayer; screenplay by Alex Gottlieb, Mary Willingham & Willard W. Willingham; starring Audie Murphy, Michael Dante, Ben Cooper, Buster Crabbe, Gloria Talbott, Ray Stricklyn, George Keymas, Fred Krone, Willard W. Willingham, Boyd 'Red' Morgan, Fred Graham
Sony Pictures Home Ent. widescreen color DVD [3/2011] for $17.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

Railroads of Arizona
listing of surviving steam locomotives in Arizona
'list of Arizona railroads' page at Wikipedia
TrainWeb / Tourist Railways / Arizona website got hacked {2017}
U.P. Railroad Shortline Railroad Profiles for Arizona
Harvey House Restaurants in Arizona {3 gone, 6 standing}
Arizona Model Trains newsblog about model train shows [est. 2013]

logo/drumhead for Arizona Railway Museum [est. 1983] in Chandler, Arizona
Arizona Railway Museum [est. 1983] in Chandler, Arizona
official websiteentry at Wikipedia
1905 H.K. Porter 18"-gauge Homestake Mining Co. 0-4-0CA locomotive #5 at Arizona Railway Museum
1906 Baldwin Southern Pacific RR 2-8-0 steam locomotive #2562 at Arizona Railway Museum
rusty 1937 Fairmont Model S2-D speeder (ex-Verde Tunnel & Smelter
Plymouth 1943 U.S. Army gas-powered 4-wheel 'dinkey' (ex-M. Lummus & Co.) needs repairs
1943 U.S. Army 25-ton railroad crane #C-45
Baldwin 1950 Baldwin Magma Railroad DRS C+C diesel switcher #10 is just operational
1950 Chicago & Northwestern E-8 diesel-electric locomotive #97
P.C.C. street car #4607 (ex-Toronto, ex-Phoenix)

rolling stock and other equipment are listed on the Railroad Museums Page

logo for Sahuaro Central Railroad Heritage Preservation Society [est. 1989] of Arizona             logo/herald for the Arizona Model Railroading Society [est.1984]             logo for the Maricopa Live Steamers [] of Arizona
Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park [est. 1989] in Glendale (north of Phoenix), Arizona
The Sahuaro Central Railroad Heritage Preservation Society was founded in 1989 and signed a no-fee 25-year lease with Maricopa County Parks & Recreation (renewable for another
25 years). The original 80 acres at the Adobe Dam Recreation Park has expanded to 160 acres; the museum is closed for the summer (too hot!) and is open to the public from mid-September to mid-May. Co-tenants include Arizona Model Railroading Society [est.1984, moved in 1996] which operates N-scale and HO-scale indoor layouts and a G-scale outdoor/garden layout,
and Maricopa Live Steamers [moved in 1996], which has installed approximately 14 miles of 7½-inch gauge model railroad track.
official website • no entry at Wikipedia

Chandler, Arizona
Arizona Railway Museum [est. 1983] {see above}

Clifton, Arizona in Greenlee County, SE Arizona
old train depot [built 1913] now used by the Chamber of Commerce
1888 H.K. Porter 20"-gauge Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-0T locomotive #5 at Morenci Plaza in Clifton
1897 H.K. Porter 20"-gauge Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-4T locomotive #9 'Copper Head' at Clifton Plaza in Clifton

Douglas, Arizona 85607
the EP&SW railroad station [built 1913], 300 E. 14th Street, is now headquarters of the Douglas [AZ] Police Department  click here for photograph (in a new window)
several mining locomotives & railcars are on display around town, mostly from Phelps-Dodge

Flagstaff, Arizona
Baldwin 1929 Southwest Forest Industries 2-6-6-2T locomotive #12 is on display at the Pioneer Historical Museum in Flagstaff  click here for photograph (in a new window)
Baldwin 1911 Southwest Forest Industries 2-8-0 locomotive #25 is on display at AT&SF Depot in Flagstaff  click here for photograph (in a new window)

Glendale, Arizona
Adobe Mountain Desert Railroad Park [est. 1989] {see above}

Globe, Arizona in Gila County
Gila Valley, Globe & Northern Railway Station [built 1910/1916, closed 1950s] ex-Southern Pacific, ex-Arizona Eastern; now a museum
1902 Southern Pacific RR 2-6-0 steam locomotive #1774 on outdoor display at Memorial Park in Globe since 1956

Mesa, Arizona
1912 Baldwin Southern Pacific RR 4-6-0 steam locomotive #2355 in Mesa
'Save The Mesa Pioneer Park Train' [est. 2008]

Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix [AZ] Trolley Museum [est. 1975]
1887 H.K. Porter 20"-gauge Arizona Copper Co. Ltd. 0-4-0T steam locomotive #4 in Phoenix

Scottsdale, Arizona
1907 Baldwin Magma Arizona RR 2-6-0 steam locomotive #6 in Scottsdale

Tucson, Arizona in Pima County
Southern Arizona Transportation Museum {at the S.P. Depot} in Downtown Tucson
The Sun Link Streetcar [launched 7/2014] runs along a 3.9-mile route in Downtown Tucson
1872 Virginia & Truckee RR 4-4-0 steam locomotive #11 'Reno' at Old Tucson, Arizona
ALCO 1900 Southern Pacific RR 2-6-0 Mogul steam locomotive #1673 at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum
The C.P. Huntington Railroad [est. 1970s] at Trail Dust Town [est. 1961] {24-inch gauge gas-powered 4-2-4T locomotive & coaches}  click here for photograph (in a new window)
Old Pueblo Trolley [est. 1983] of Tucson - operation suspended 2012
Arizona Hobbies railroad books & DVDs [est. 1999] based in Tucson, Arizona
Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating Museum [est. 1988], 3975 No. Miller Avenue in Tucson, Arizona
annual Gadsden-Pacific Model Train Show [Nov 2017] at the Tucson [AZ] Expo Center
Tucson [AZ] Garden Railway Society [est. 1994]

Wickenburg, Arizona in Maricopa County
Santa Fe Railroad Depot [built 1895], 215 No. Frontier Street now houses Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
Santa Fe Section House [built 1925], 279 Railroad Street
1900 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway 2-8-0 steam locomotive #761 is next to AT&SF Depot in Wickenburg
cupola caboose painted red behind locomotive #761

Williams, Arizona in Coconino County
Grand Canyon Railway & Resort {see also below}
Lima 1923 Anaconda Copper Mining Co. 3-truck Shay-geared locomotive #5 is on display at the Grand Canyon Hotel in Williams
Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway 2-8-2 locomotive #539 in Williams


color logo for Apache Railway in Arizona
Apache Railway [est. 1917]
Built by Apache Logging Co. of Holbrook, AZ from Sept 1917; reached Snowflake, AZ in Sept 1918; reached McNary, AZ in Summer 1920 for total mainline of 72 miles; bought by Cady Lumber in 1924; owner renamed Southwest Lumber Mills [1935-60]; owner renamed Southwest Forest Industries [1967]; Snowflake-McNary line abandoned in 1984, reducing to 38 miles of mainline; paper mill closure in 2012 forced company into bankruptcy; purchased by Aztec Land & Cattle to prevent abandonment; current revenue is from freight car repair and storage.
official company website {parked 2016}company entry at Wikipedia

Arizona Eastern Narrow-Gauge Railway from Miami/Globe to Bowie in Arizona [est. 1899]
Arizona Eastern Railway Heisler locomotive seen in AZER's railyard in Miami, Arizona in 2010

61-mile Copper Basin Railway [built 1902-1904] in Arizona

El Paso & Southwestern Railroad of Texas & New Mexico herald
El Paso and Southwestern Railroad [1888-1961]
no official website • Wikipedia
EP&SW info at American Rails website
EP&SW info at Abandoned Rails website
Extended north to Tucson in 1912; bought by Southern Pacific in 1924 for $64M; absorbed in 1961.
El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Depot [built 1913], 419 W. Congress Street in Tucson, Arizona  click here for photograph (in a new window)

older color logo for Grand Canyon Railway in Arizona           newer logo for Grand Canyon Railway in Arizona
64-mile Grand Canyon Railway [1901-1974, restored 1989]
official websiteentry at Wikipedia
historic Williams, Arizona Depot
historic Grand Canyon Depot [built 1910]
steam locomotive #18 ?
1906 ALCO 2-8-0 steam locomotive #29 is stored operational at Grand Canyon Depot (restored 2004, last run 2008)
1923 Baldwin CB&Q 2-8-2 steam locomotive #4960 is operational, rarely used (restored 1996)
MLW FA-4 diesel locomotive #6793

logo/herald for Southwest Lumber Mills Railroad in Arizona
Southwest Forest Industries Railroad [1923-67]
Built as 45-mile Cady Lumber Corp. [1923-35]; renamed Southwest Lumber Mills [1935-60]; renamed Southwest Forest Industries (35 miles of track) [1960-67]; subsidiaries included 20-mile Standard Lumber Company [1925-27] and 44-mile Flagstaff Lumber Company [1916-26]. Abandoned in 1967 and several locomotives donated for display.
Baldwin 1929 Southwest Forest Industries 2-6-6-2T locomotive #12 is on display at the Pioneer Historical Museum in Flagstaff  click here for photograph (in a new window)
Baldwin 1911 Southwest Forest Industries 2-8-0 locomotive #25 is on display at AT&SF Depot in Flagstaff  click here for photograph (in a new window)

43-mile Tucson, Cornelia and Gila Bend Railroad [1915-85]
TC&GB RR map & history at Abandoned Rails website
1950s color video [15:09] of caboose & diesel cab ride on the TC&GB
1922 Edwards TC&GB Motor Car #401 is fully restored and in use at Nevada State Railroad Museum   click here for recent photograph (in a new window)
(long on display at Los Angeles Travel Town; refurbished & leased to Virginia & Truckee RR for operation in 1976 as
#50 'Washoe Zephyr'; on display at Jamestown, CA; sold to N.S.R.M. in 1985)
1944 shop-built TC&GB woodside caboose #1 is at Arizona Railway Museum {see above}  click here for recent caboose photograph (in a new window)


The Young Engineers in Arizona / Laying Tracks on the Man-killer Quicksand novel by H. Irving Hancock  "The Young Engineers In Arizona: or, Laying Tracks On The Man-Killer Quicksand" [Altemus/Saalfield 1912] by H. Irving Hancock [1866?-1922]
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [12/2012] for FREE {sic}
Kindle Edition from Library of Alexandria [12/2012] for $2.99
CreateSpace 9x6 pb [8/2013] for $6.64
Aeterna Books pb [2/2011] for $9.89
Kessinger Publng 9x7½ pb [9/2010] for $15.80
Kessinger Publng 9¾x7 hardcover [9/2010] for $26.60
Saalfield Publng hardcover [1912 original] out of print/used
Altemus 7½x5 hardcover [1912 original] out of print/used
Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History - Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah book by Donald B. Robertson  
"Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History, Volume 1: The Desert States - Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah" [1986] by Donald B. Robertson
Caxton Press 11¼x8¾ hardcover [9/86] out of print/many used

Arizona  Image  Gallery

wildfire in eastern Arizona, May-June 2011          Grand Canyon National Park - from Toroweap Point, showing the Colorado River below          rain storm at Grand Canyon National Park

green saguaro cactus forest in Arizona          Monument Valley, Arizona rock formations called 'The Mittens'          saguaro cactus silhouetted by Arizona sunset

Arizona cowboys on horseback and Grand Canyon Railway steam locomotive          AT&SF poster of 'The Chief Way' and Monument Valley, Arizona rock formation          AT&SF Arizona promo poster of saguaro cacti & riders (Don Perceval painting)          Tapeats Creek in the Grand Canyon, Arizona

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