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Apache Trail the wonder trip through oldest America

Identifier: C Photo Album 181

Scope and Contents

Album contains views of the Apache Trail, Tonto National Monument, and Roosevelt Dam and lake.


  • 1916

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

This album was available on Southern Pacific trains on the "Sunset Route." It was used to promote a tour between Maricopa and Bowie, Arizona, via the Arizona Eastern Railroad and automobile.


1 photo box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source: unknown.


Cover title.


Printed introduction to the album gives an overview of the Apache Trail.


All photographs taken by H.C. Tibbits for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company.


Formerly PAFI Album #181


The items in this album are cataloged and digitized.

Table of Contents

The eastern entrance to the Apache Trail is through the Pinal Mountains -- These cliff dwellings are preserved to posterity as Tonto National Monument -- An Apache wickiup on the shores of beautiful Roosevelt Lake -- Roosevelt Dam is one of the greatest engineering works of the age -- The walls of Fish Creek Canyon lift a thousand feet in sheer ascent -- Looking deep into the deep cleft of Canyon Diablo -- Mormon Flat, where the Salt River issues from its narrow gorge -- The Little Alps, near Government Wells, on the Apache Trail -- Four Peaks, in the Mazatzal Range, from the base of Superstition Mountain -- Eleven-span bridge across the Salt River at Tempe, Arizona.

Processing Information

Leather album cover has some wear.

Finding Aid for the Apache Trail the wonder trip through oldest America[graphic] /Southern Pacific Lines
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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