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Winslow: The Meteor City Is Still In Motion In 1876, the LDS church called missionary families to colonize the relatively unpopulated Little Colorado River valley in northeastern Arizona. They were to establish towns along a transportation corridor down the eastern … Continue reading

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  Wealth Came To Arizona On Rails   Historically, railroads have been tremendously helpful tools in the building of Arizona, far more important than statistics imply. The Twentieth Century began and ended with about 2,000 miles of rails in Arizona, … Continue reading

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ABC Arizona Communities All Roads Lead to Holbrook A few years ago the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce declared their community “headed in the right direction.” Though it hasn’t always been true, it has been that way for a long time. … Continue reading

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