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Winslow

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ISBN-10: 0738596523

ISBN-13: 9780738596525

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ann-Mary J. Lutzick, the Old Trails Museum Archives

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In 1880, the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad laid out the Winslow townsite along its new transcontinental line through northeastern Arizona Territory because the nearby Little Colorado River supplied a vital water source. The river had sustained the prehistoric Homol'ovi villages, and a passable ford across the river brought trails, wagon roads, and Mormon settlers to the area before the railroad arrived. This high desert boomtown blossomed into a bustling city when the Santa Fe Railway bought the A&P and transferred division headquarters to Winslow. Along with a shipping point for area ranches, trading posts, and lumber mills, the railroad provided passenger service to the alluring Southwest.…    
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 4/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Historian Ann-Mary J. Lutzick, director of the Old Trails Museum, draws on the museum's rich photographic collections and the community's deep sense of place for this visual retrospective of Winslow's history.