Historic U. S. Highway 66 Through Arizona on Vintage Postcards - Page 10


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| Introduction | NM Border to East of Holbrook | Holbrook to East of Winslow | Winslow | West of Winslow to east of Flagstaff | Flagstaff | West of Flagstaff to Williams | West of Williams to East of Kingman | Kingman | West of Kingman to Topock |


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West of Kingman to Topock & Colorado River

"A typical desert view in Arizona along Highway 66". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Desert Souvenir Supply, Boulder City, Nevada. Printed by Mike Roberts, Berkeley, California. Number C838B. Unused. Circa 1950s. [This is a view of Thimble Butte near Cool Springs west of Kingman].

"Desert scene from U. S. Highway 66, Oatman to Kingman, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Published by Frashers Fotos, Pomona, Calif. Unused. Circa 1940s. [Presumably, this is Thimble Butte near Cool Springs].

"Desert country. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Royal Pictures, Colton, California. Number S-62877-3. Number B-911. Unused. Circa 1950s. [This is a view of Thimble Butte probably taken from U. S. 66 west of Cool Springs].

"Spectacular scenery is never ending in the southwestern states". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Petley Studios, Phoenix, Arizona. Number 839G. Unused. Circa 1950s. [This is a view of U. S. 66 and Thimble Butte west of Cool Springs].

"Highway 66, near Oatman, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Published by Frashers Fotos, Pomona, Calif. Unused. Date of "Nov 12, 1941" in written message on back.

"Horseshoe curves on west slope of Gold Roads Grade, Oatman side on U.S. 66, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Published by Lollesgard Specialty Co., Tucson, Arizona. Printed by Frashers Fotos. Unused. Circa early 1940s.

"Highway "66", Oatman to Kingman". Real photo postcard. Publisher not given. Number B-306. Unused. Circa 1940s.

"National Old Trails Highway, near Needles, Cal.". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Needles Point Pharmacy. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Unused. Circa late 1920s.

"On the National Old Trails Highway, ocean to ocean. National Old Trails Highway between Kingman and Oatman, Ariz". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Hotel Beale, Kingman, Ariz. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Postmarked 1931.

"Hair-pin turn, on National Old Trails Highway, near Needles, California". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Needles Point Pharmacy, Needles, California. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Unused. Circa late 1920s.

"Goldroad, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Photo (published?) by Gallup. Unused. Circa early 1940s.

"Scene on U. S. Highway 66 near Needles, California". Handcolored printed postcard. Published by the Albertype Co., Brookly, N. Y. Postmarked 1942. [This is a view of Goldroad near Oatman, Arizona].

"Main Street, Oatman, Arizona. On the western slope of the Ute Mountains, ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, North Hollywood, Calif. Number 53615. Postmarked 1966.

"Main Street, Oatman, Ariz.". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Oatman Drug Co. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Unused. Circa 1920s.

"Oatman Hotel. Oatman, Arizona". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Paul's Photos, Island Lake, IL. Printed by K. Number 133034. Unused. Circa late 1960s.

"A scene in the old gold mining town of Oatman, Arizona. ...With the rerouting of U.S. 66 far to the south, Oatman has become a ghost of its former self". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Paul's Photos, Island Lake, IL. Printed by MWM Dexter, Aurora, Missouri. Number 94386-D. Unused. Circa late 1960s.

"Boundary Cone in the Ute Mountains along U. S. Hwy. 66 near Oatman, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Published by Lollesgard Specialty Co., Tucson, Arizona. Printed by Frashers Fotos. Unused. Circa 1940s.

"Boundary Cone. Oatman, Arizona". Real photo postcard. Published by Gallup, Ariz. Unused. Circa 1940s.

"Whiting Motel. Yucca, Arizona". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Norman Mead, Mesa, Arizona. Unused. Circa late 1960s. [The most recent alignment of U. S. 66 went through Yucca which is about half way between Kingman and Topock].

"Joshua Motel. Hwy. 66, Yucca, Ariz. 25 miles west of Kingman. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Phoenix Spec. Adv. Co., Phoenix, Ariz. Number C-17455. Unused. Circa late 1950s

"Greetings from Topock, Ariz.". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Dexter Press, West Nyack, N. Y. Number S30050-B. Unused. Circa late 1950s.

"Welcome to Arizona, The Grand Canyon State. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Arizona Pictures, Sedona, Arizona. Number S-79339. Number C-267. Unused. Circa 1960s. [This welcome sign was on U. S. 66 after entering Arizona from California].

"Topock Bridge over Colorado River, near Needles, Cal.". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Needles Point Pharmacy. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brookln, N. Y. Postmarked 1929. [This is the first bridge used for U. S. 66].

"Arch highway bridge over the Colorado River, Topock, Arizona". Color printed postcard. Published by Fred Harvey. Number 55693. Number H-2799. Unused. Circa late 1920s.

"Colorado River bridge, Topock, Arizona". Black & white printed postcard. Published by D. T. Mallonee, Phoenix, Arizona. Printed by C. T. Co., Chicago. Number 114826. Unused. Circa late 1920s.

"Topock and Santa Fe bridge over Colorado River, near Oatman, Ariz.". Black & white printed postcard. Published by Oatman Drug Co. Printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Unused. Circa late 1920s.

"Bridges across the Colorado River, U.S. 66". Real photo postcard. Published by Frashers Fotos, Pomona, Calif. Unused. Circa 1940s.

"Santa Fe bridge over Colorado River, near Topock, Arizona". Color linen-texture printed postcard. Published by Fred Harvey. [Probably printed by Curteich]. Number 6B-H688 Number H-4509. Published 1946. Postmarked 1952.

"Three bridges. Railroad and highway bridge connecting Needles, California, and Topock, Arizona. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, Hollywood, Calif. Number 6465. Number H55. Unused. Circa late 1950s. [Topock is the community in the center of the postcard on the far side of the river].

"Bridge at Needles, Calif. This impressive highway bridge spans the turbulent Colorado River on U. S. Highways 66-95 leading into Arizona. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Royal Pictures, Colton, Calif. Printed by Dexter Press, Pearl River, N. Y. Number 48090. Unused. Circa 1950s.

"Colorado River bridges join California and Arizona. Railroad and highway bridges span the Colorado River, connecting Needles, California, and Topock, Arizona. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, North Hollywood, Calif. Number H-3220. Postmarked 1965.

"Colorado River bridges east of Needles join California and Arizona. Railroad and highway bridge connecting Needles, California, and Topock, Arizona. The graceful span at the right carries gas from the wells of New Mexico to supply the city of San Francisco". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, Hollywood, Calif. Number 6465. Unused. Circa early 1960s.

"Welcome to Mohave County & Kingman...sign greets the traveler as they cross the Colorado River and enter Mohave County...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Dick Parrish, Phoenix, Arizona. Printed by Colourpicture, Boston, Mass. Number P20946. Number T-106. Unused. Circa 1950s. [This sign is on the California side along U. S. 66 and it is still there today advertising Historic Route 66 in Arizona].

"The Needles near Topock, Arizona, where U. S. Highway 66 crosses the Colorado River from Arizona to California. ...". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Petley Studios, Phoenix, Arizona. Postmarked 1965. [The Needles are on the Arizona side of the river].

"The Needles, Colorado River, Arizona. ...". Color linen-texture printed postcard. Published by Fred Harvey. [Probably printed by Curteich, Chicago]. Number 8A-H1699. Number H-2472. Unused. 1938.

""The Needles". A landmark of unusual rock formation as seen from US Highway 66, at the crossing of the Colorado River, south of Needles, California". Color chrome-style printed postcard. Published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, Hollywood, Calif. Number 31563. Number H-2584. Unused. Circa early 1960s.


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