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Willcox in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Railroad Avenue

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
1. Railroad Avenue Marker
Inscription. Railroad Avenue became the Commercial center for the growth of Willcox and the Sulpher Springs Valley from the time of the construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad through the area in 1880.
 
Erected by Sulpher Springs Valley Historical Society and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Location. 32° 15.119′ N, 109° 49.868′ W. Marker is in Willcox, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is at the intersection of East Maley Street (Arizona Route 186) and South Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Maley Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willcox AZ 85643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Palace Saloon and Pool Hall, 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Rex Allen Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Willcox Commercial Hotel, 1916 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Toggery, 1925 (about 300
Railroad Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
2. Railroad Avenue Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); The Schwertner House, 1880 (about 500 feet away); The Willcox Women's Community Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willcox.
 
Regarding Railroad Avenue. The Railroad Avenue Historic District is roughly bounded by Curtis Ave., Stewart St., Southern Pacific railroad tracks, and Grant St.
 
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Railroad Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
3. Railroad Avenue Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 962 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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