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By Jerry A. Cannon,Patricia D. Morris

Arizona was only a passage for pioneers headed west for gold, spiritual freedom, and inexpensive land. local americans had lived in and explored the territory for years, however it was once take place future and the western expansionist philosophy of the burgeoning US executive that created the impetus for larger and quicker routes around the mammoth territory with its topographical demanding situations. within the Eighties, the railroads first booted their approach around the panorama, following historical trails earlier than the highways have been equipped. The Grand Canyon and Colorado River have been noticeable demanding situations, yet there have been additionally seasonal waterways that wanted crossings. The heritage of the nation unfolds with this publication, profiling the bridges that outline those ancient transportation routes. lots of them were proudly restored through their groups or the country, whereas others are long gone or are in a tragic country of decline.

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