Ash Fork in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1
by the Arizona Department
This building constructed of Moenkopi Sandstone, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Ash Fork Camp location was selected because it is a junction point of the Old Trails and Grand Canyon-Nogales Highways leading south, and also a junction of the Santa Fe Railroad.
Ash Fork Camp played a significant role maintaining Route 66 during the great westward migration.
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
Location. 35° 13.366′ N, 112° 29.526′ W. Marker is in Ash Fork, Arizona, in Yavapai County. Marker can be reached from West Old Route 66. Click for map. From I-40 Business, Turn south at 8th Street and continue on Old Hwy 66. Destination will be on the right. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 West Old Route 66, Ash Fork AZ 86320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ash Fork, Arizona / The Coming of Route “66” (approx. 0.4 miles away); “The Famous Esclante Hotel” (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Ash Fork (approx. 0.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 670 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.