More about my Blog posts

November 30, 2015 - I write about what I see in my photographs, what the history of the place, or item means to me, or just some general inf...
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Cathedral Gorge - a miniture Bryce Canyon in Nevada

November 27, 2015 - Cathedral Gorge is located in a long, narrow valley where erosion has carved dramatic and unique patterns in the soft be...
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Roy Purcell (artist) and the Murals in Chloride, AZ.

November 25, 2015 - In 1966, Roy Purcell took a sabatical from his work on a masters degree in Fine Arts from the Utah State University to l...
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San Luis Obispo, California

November 23, 2015 - One of the oldest communities along the California coast, San Luis Obispo was founded by the Spanish Franciscan Junipero...
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Union Pacific 'Big Boys'

November 20, 2015 - Twenty-five Big Boys were built exclusively for Union Pacific Railroad, the first of which was delivered in 1941. The lo...
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The Eureka and Palisade Railroad

November 18, 2015 - The silver mining district of Eureka, Nevada built (1873-75) a narrow gauge railroad to Palisade, Nevada (The Eureka and...
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Doors in Our Lives

November 16, 2015 - Doors are an integral part of our lives in so many different ways. A door may open to a new opportunity, it may close on...
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The beginnings of the Arizona and Utah Railroad

November 15, 2015 - The Sacramento Valley Railroad was incorporated in September of 1898, the first railroad proposed to serve the gold mini...
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A short story about Chloride, Arizona

November 13, 2015 - Gold, silver, copper, lead and other minerals were discovered in the Cerbat Mountains of northwest Arizona in the 1860s,...
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Thank you Veterans!

November 11, 2015 - In doing research on future blogs, I noticed that this Wednesday is Veterans Day. Then I noticed the number of railroad...
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The Arrowhead Trail from Las Vegas to St George, UT

November 09, 2015 - Parts of old US 91 are still visible south of the Railroad Pass Casino,new construction of the Boulder City Bypass now c...
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The Arrowhead Trail - The Route

November 06, 2015 - The Route between LA and Las Vegas The Arrowhead Trail or Highway was built circa 1920’s from a group of small roads in...
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Old Highway US 91

November 04, 2015 - The Arrowhead Trail originally ran from Salt Lake City, UT to Los Angles, CA, it was extended north from Salt Lake City...
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A very short blog about the beginnings of our roadways

November 02, 2015 - Highways and Byways A blog about our roads by Frank Carroll Teeth jarring, lip biting, dust in your eyes, mud to your k...
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Along Old Route 66

November 01, 2015 - A few still remember the Old Route 66, some when their family moved from the Dust Bowl to the west, others when their fa...
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