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  1. Thanks for posting this. Very interesting, I'd...

    Thanks for posting this. Very interesting, I'd never heard this story before. Great pictures. I've only briefly been in that general area and would really like to get back up there.

    Joe
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    I found this document online that discusses the...

    I found this document online that discusses the history on the bridge and of the folks that used it. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pnp/habshaer/az/az0200/az0229/data/az0229data.pdf The name 'Manterola'...
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    http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/Pict...

    http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q235/jec27/Picture9_zpsa24f3ed5.jpg

    I've long wanted to visit the bridge but have never had the opportunity to get down into that area. I've been interested in...
  4. Thread: Douglas County, WA

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    Great pictues. Sounds like you had some great...

    Great pictues. Sounds like you had some great times on your bike checking all these places out. I've long thought it would be neat to get a bike and check out the back country just as you've done. ...
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    Matt, Great picture of the ruin! I was happy...

    Matt,

    Great picture of the ruin! I was happy to see on your site that you won't divulge the locations of ruins. I generally don't mind sharing info on neat sites but I'm hesitant to do that...
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    Very nice. Thanks for the pictures and...

    Very nice. Thanks for the pictures and write-up. I've driven through that general area dozens of times along I-17 but have never left the interstate to check it out. I may have to head on down...
  7. Great post. A bike trip like you all did sounds...

    Great post. A bike trip like you all did sounds like the experience of a lifetime. Do you have a Hodaka? I had an Ace 100 years ago as did my grandparents. Great running bikes and surprisingly...
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    Here is my 1997 4Runner. I purchased this in...

    Here is my 1997 4Runner. I purchased this in April. I'd been looking for quite awhile for one but most have an incredible amount of miles on them. This has 109,000 and was a one-owner vehicle. ...
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    Nice pictures. I'd love to get back up in that...

    Nice pictures. I'd love to get back up in that area. I drove up the north side of Mt. Lemmon back in 1982 in my father-in-laws FJ40. I remember it was beautiful country. I've spent a fair bit of...
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    Here is the coffee shop I mentioned in my earlier...

    Here is the coffee shop I mentioned in my earlier reply: http://m.yelp.com/biz/mojo-cafe-winslow. They have great coffee and burritos. There are numerous historic photos of the Winslow area hanging...
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    Perhaps some old photos of the site could be...

    Perhaps some old photos of the site could be found by contacting these folks: http://www.oldtrailsmuseum.org/. They are located in Winslow.

    Joe
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    Very cool! I need to check that out. I wasn't...

    Very cool! I need to check that out. I wasn't even aware of the pumping station until last fall when I stopped at a small coffe shop in Winslow (I don't recall the name, it is right off I-40, I...
  13. Thread: Cairo, IL pics

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    Nice pictures. Does anyone live in this town...

    Nice pictures. Does anyone live in this town anymore? What caused the place to get to where it is today?
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    Matt, I forgot to mention that you must be...

    Matt,

    I forgot to mention that you must be able to identify points (the same point) on both the older map and the newer georeferenced map. The more you find and use in the georeferencing process,...
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    Matt, I georeference old maps fairly...

    Matt,

    I georeference old maps fairly regularily in my job using ArcGis. This is a GIS program used by governmental agencies etc. but it is quite expensive so it isn’t feasible for most people to...
  16. Thread: Canyon Diablo, Az

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    Neat link. Very interesting. Thanks. I've not...

    Neat link. Very interesting. Thanks. I've not made it out there but I'm getting new tires on my 4Runner soon so maybe I'll head out and get some updated pics. It's be a quick trip out there for me...
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    Very cool! Thanks for the link. I hope they...

    Very cool! Thanks for the link. I hope they keep adding topos to the Arizona page. I absolutely love looking at old maps and photos. In my job, I'm often looking for older maps such as these. I...
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    This final picture is of a structure that is...

    This final picture is of a structure that is located adjacent to the Duval copper mine. I believe this is part of the old townsite of Mineral Park which was the seat of Mohave County back in, if I...
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    Here is a picture of the water catchment feature....

    Here is a picture of the water catchment feature. Rain would fall on this and drain into the trough visible in one of the earlier photos.
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    I had acquired some copies of maps of the line...

    I had acquired some copies of maps of the line that were developed by the Santa Fe. The maps show all seven stations that were located along the line. I used Google Earth to attempt to locate each...
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    Arizona & Utah/Western Arizona RR station sites

    This past February, I spent a day checking out some station locations along the abandoned Arizona & Utah/Western Arizona RR that is located on the eastern edge of Golden Valley (also referred to as...
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    Check out my earlier post (#4 on the lst page of...

    Check out my earlier post (#4 on the lst page of this thread) for some other interesting sections to check out. I haven't been to Oatman in years but I have good memories of going there as a kid in...
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    Nice photos! Did you get a chance to drive the...

    Nice photos! Did you get a chance to drive the ~7 mile section from the Deer Farm exit to Parks? There is a very short section of it that is concrete and unbelievably smooth. The views of the San...
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    Sorry, but I haven't been out there since 1988 or...

    Sorry, but I haven't been out there since 1988 or so. It was still possible to walk around the entire rim at that time. I don't remember if the trail to the bottom was still open.

    Joe
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    Just west of the Meteor Crater exit off I-40 (I'm...

    Just west of the Meteor Crater exit off I-40 (I'm pretty sure it is just west, I should remember considering how many times I've driven by it) are the remains of Harvey Nininger's American Meteorite...
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