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Ash Fork in Yavapai County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1

 
 
Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1 Marker
Inscription.  
Built circa 1926-27
by the Arizona Department
of Transportation

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.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 series list.
 
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. From I-40 Business, Turn south at 8th Street and continue on Old Hwy 66. Destination will be on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 West Old Route 66, Ash Fork AZ 86320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within
Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1 Marker
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).
 
Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
3. Ash Fork Maintenance Camp #1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 814 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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