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Williams in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Red Cross Garage

 
 
Red Cross Garage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
1. Red Cross Garage Marker
Inscription. Built of native rock with brick facades, this 1913 garage served travelers at the end of the wagon age and beginning of the automobile era. By 1930, automobiles carried more people to the Grand Canyon than did the railroad. The opposite end of this building once housed an early bowling alley.
 
Location. 35° 15.049′ N, 112° 11.338′ W. Marker is in Williams, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is on West Bill Williams Avenue west of North Grand Canyon Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 West Bill Williams Avenue, Williams AZ 86046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Fe Railway Freight Depot (a few steps from this marker); The Cabinet Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebsch Confectionery (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Dime Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Canyon Drug Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Parlor Pool Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Rittenhouse Haberdashery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williams.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Red Cross Garage image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 8, 2010
2. Red Cross Garage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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