Chilton Best Western Motor Hotel
Title:
Chilton Best Western Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1974 Jun-8

Description:
A lush desert oasis. Heated adult and kiddie pools. Lounge. Live entertainment. 24-hr. coffee shop. Seafood specialty dining. Elegant rooms. Color TV. Waterbeds. Queen beds. Convention facilities, courtesy car, gift shop, beauty salon and laundry service. Just minutes from Mexico, Colorado River and California.


Peach Auto Court
Title:
Peach Auto Court
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1937 Aug-17



Yuma Mesa Center
Title:
Yuma Mesa Center
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1964 Feb-10


Cactus and Century Plant
Title:
Cactus and Century Plant
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1915 Jan-20



The Foothills Region East of Yuma, Arizona - Aerial View
Title:
The Foothills Region East of Yuma, Arizona - Aerial View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Charles P. Kendall Points of interest top to bottom: the Gila Mts., the communities of The Foothills, Yuma Venture and Yuma East. Interstate 8 runs diagonally at left. Driving time to Yuma is about 20 minutes and to the town of Wellton about 30 minutes.


Desert Hills Sports Center
Title:
Desert Hills Sports Center
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused



Ray Kroc Baseball Complex - San Diego Padres
Title:
Ray Kroc Baseball Complex - San Diego Padres
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused


Yuma Crossing. AZ / CA. - Ariel View
Title:
Yuma Crossing. AZ / CA. - Ariel View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Charles P. Kendall Looking Northwest at Yuma Crossing: The AZ/CA boundary runs down the Colorado. I-8 curves around the north end of Yuma, AZ. in lower right first St. passes Yuma territorial prison and the Yuma wagon and Automobile bridge of 1915 water tank, restored Fort Yuma buildings, St. Thomas Church and Quechan Indian tribal headquarters occupy Indian Hill Quechan lands, enterprises and schools extend into the distance toward Laguna and Imperial Dams.



Looking South on Main Street
Title:
Looking South on Main Street
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1948 Sep-28

Description:
Lollesgard Specialty Co.


Lutes' Gretna Green Wedding Chapel
Title:
Lutes' Gretna Green Wedding Chapel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused



Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM Jun-15


Hotel Stardust
Title:
Hotel Stardust
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Yuma's newest and largest motor hotel, one of the finest in the entire Southwest. Home of movie stars on desert location. Refrigerated air-conditioning, Swimming Pool, Coffee Shop, Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge, Convention-size Banquet Hall - (capacity 550). 24-hour switchboard. Beauty Salon. Barber Shop. Gift Shop. "Therapeutic Pool". AAA approved. 20 minutes to Old Mexico on Highway 80.



Flamingo Hotel
Title:
Flamingo Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
A beautiful highway Hotel with complete Hotel Service including telephone in each room, Swimming Pool - AAA. At 4th Street and 24th. Locations in McAllen, Texas, Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona.


El Rancho Motor Hotel
Title:
El Rancho Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Bill Messenger Phone: 3-4481 33 new and beautiful units. Swimming pool. Room telephones. Refrigerated. Air-conditioned. Central Heat. Yuma's Finest Hotel. Yuma's Newest Restaurant 1/2 bl. Dexter Press, Inc.



Hyatt Chalet Motel
Title:
Hyatt Chalet Motel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused


Hotel Stardust
Title:
Hotel Stardust
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1962 Apr-26

Description:
Bob Petley Yuma's newest and largest motor hotel, one of the finest in the entire Southwest. Home of movie stars on desert location. Refrigerated air-conditioning, Swimming Pool, Coffee Shop, Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge, Convention-size Banquet Hall - (capacity 550). 24-hour switchboard. Beauty Salon. Barber Shop. Gift Shop. "Therapeutic Pool". 20 minutes to Old Mexico -AAA. Winter Fun and Sun in Yuma



Downtown Mall, Main Street Near Prison
Title:
Downtown Mall, Main Street Near Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
A visit to Yuma is not complete without a walk through covered sidewalks or by the tiled pools and colorful flowerbeds.


Gold Rock Ranch
Title:
Gold Rock Ranch
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Dexter Press, Inc.



Elks Hall
Title:
Elks Hall
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border PM 1924 Jan-21


Main Street, Looking North
Title:
Main Street, Looking North
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border unused



Desert Gem Motel
Title:
Desert Gem Motel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
2607 - 4th Ave., Yuma, Arizona. Phone SU 3-8581 A colorful oasis in the heart of the desert country. One of the best motels in this area. Carefully designed for your comfort with finest refrigeration and electric heating. Heated swimming Pool - Television and wide sheltered carports at your door. When in Gila Bend stay with us at our Desert Gem there.


Arizona Checking Station - View looking toward the California Border
Title:
Arizona Checking Station - View looking toward the California Border
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome

Description:
the new Yuma Bridge in the background. All traffic passes inspection at the station in the foreground



Colorado River View
Title:
Colorado River View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1916 Feb-17


Indians selling bead work
Title:
Indians selling bead work
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



The Valley Cafe and Palm Room
Title:
The Valley Cafe and Palm Room
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1954 Dec-3

Description:
201-203 Main Street.


Sunset Limited at Yuma, Arizona R.R. Station
Title:
Sunset Limited at Yuma, Arizona R.R. Station
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused

Description:
Sunset Route, So. Pac. R.R. Yuma's greatest asset is its climate. The heat is not oppressive, save for a short time in midsummer, and is too dry to be prostrating. Most of the year is pleasant and the winters delightful. Yuma, in time, will be a winter resort, having an air as beneficial as that of Cairo, Egypt.



The Sunset Express
Title:
The Sunset Express
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1911 Apr-13


Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



The Valley Cafe Coffee Shop
Title:
The Valley Cafe Coffee Shop
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Salesman's Sample


Public School
Title:
Public School
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1915 Dec-20



Pike's Motor Hotel
Title:
Pike's Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1970 Jan-15

Description:
200 Fourth Ave... U.S. Highway 80..783-3391 Yuma, Arizona 26 Units Designed & Furnished to attract the discriminating traveler ... Individually Controlled Air Conditioning ... Radiant Glass Heaters ... Phones in Every Room ... Family Units ... Heated Pool ...10 Channel T.V.... Diners' Club, American Express & Mobil Credit cards


Colorful Yuma
Title:
Colorful Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
We are in beautiful sunny Yuma, Arizona. We are looking up the four mile strip of Motels, Restaurants and new Skyscrapers. The beautiful new Crescent Center is in the foreground and the new Circle Square is one mile north



Main Street, Typical Southern Sidewalk Colonnades
Title:
Main Street, Typical Southern Sidewalk Colonnades
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen


Large Cactus
Title:
Large Cactus
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border PM 1922 Aug-23



Overland Limited
Title:
Overland Limited
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused

Description:
Yuma's greatest asset is its climate. The heat is not oppressive, save for a short time in midsummer, and is too dry to be prostrating. Most of the year is pleasant and the winters delightful. Yuma, in time, will be a winter resort, having an air as beneficial as that of Cairo, in Egypt


Meas Verde R.V. Park
Title:
Meas Verde R.V. Park
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
3649 South Fourth Avenue



Main Street, Downtown Yuma
Title:
Main Street, Downtown Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome

Description:
Downtown Yuma has grown in beauty and prosperity. With new Banks and new stores, Main Street has become a very accommodating shopping area for the tourist as well as the local people. With unlimited parking facilities, the modern downtown merchant has created new ideas and displays second to none in the West. Located just two blocks away is the Senior Citizen Center. In recent years, the Senior Citizen has become a great booster for Yuma, its climate, friendly people, and recreational facilities. Locally the Senior Citizens have developed a large organization, dedicated to helping themselves and others to a more aggressive, useful life. Their members hail from all over the North American Continent


Yuma Mall
Title:
Yuma Mall
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused



Yuma Proving Ground
Title:
Yuma Proving Ground
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused


Yuma Territorial Prison - Main Guard Tower and Water Tank
Title:
Yuma Territorial Prison - Main Guard Tower and Water Tank
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused



Roger's RV Resort Golf & Country Club
Title:
Roger's RV Resort Golf & Country Club
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused


Coronado Motor Hotel
Title:
Coronado Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
On U.S.80., 233 4th Avenue



Indians Selling Bead Work
Title:
Indians Selling Bead Work
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1915 Jun-8


Typical Desert Scene
Title:
Typical Desert Scene
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



Coronado Motor Hotel
Title:
Coronado Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
233 4th Avenue, on US 80. Recommended by Best Western Motels, AAA and Duncan Hines. Telephone 3-4453. The Sunshine Capital of the United States


Arizona Territorial Prison
Title:
Arizona Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused



Court House
Title:
Court House
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo


Post Office
Title:
Post Office
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused



Colorado River Adventures - Yuma Lakes Resort
Title:
Colorado River Adventures - Yuma Lakes Resort
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
8233 Avenue 8 1/2 E. As President of Colorado River Adventures, I am writing you because you may be tired of all the fabulous offers you have been receiving telling you that you may have won a fortune! The marketing people say I'm wrong but I think intelligent people will appreciate an honest offer. You are invited to spend a very nice vacation with us. Tell me how long you wish to stay (up to 4 days and 3 nights). During your stay you can enjoy at no extra charge the following: beautiful scenery, full-time security, the friendship of nice people who like to RV, four days and three nights with full hookups, swimming pool / jacuzzi. You can also spend some relaxing afternoons fishing in our stocked lake. Yuma Lakes Resort is open all year with all full hookups, shuffle board courts, horse shoe pits, heated swimming pool and jacuzzi, laundry facilities, and clean, hot showers. No cheap gifts! Just a good time, and beautiful scenery at no cost to you. The only requirement i have is that you, as our guest, enjoy a tour of our beautiful resort with one of my representatives. No pressure to purchase anything. Just call collect 619-663-4941 within fourteen days, and make your vacation reservation. Then when your reservation date arrives, bring your own RV and enjoy yourself. It's easy!


Pike's Motor Hotel
Title:
Pike's Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1953 Nov-4

Description:
200 Fourth Ave., Highway 80. Designed and furnished to attract the discriminating traveler; 27 units with such unusual features as circulating ice water, individually controlled air conditioning units and radiant glass electric heaters; phones in 4every room; right in town; Phone 3-3391; recommended by AAA and Duncan Hines



Swimming Pool, Royal Inn
Title:
Swimming Pool, Royal Inn
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1972 Apr-3

Description:
Corner 4th Avenue (Hiwy. 80) and 29th Street, Yuma, Arizona 85364. Telephone (602) 782-9571. Yuma's finest motor hotel including popular Sambo's family restaurant. Reasonable Rates, Sauna Baths, Therapy Pool, Swimming Pool, Recreation Room, Color TV, Built-in Bars in Suites, Air Conditioning, Extra-size Beds. Near Air Station, Yuma Proving Grounds and International Airport. Major credit cards accepted


Coronado Motor Hotel
Title:
Coronado Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Coronado Motor Hotel 233 4th Avenue Yuma, Arizona on US 80 Recommended by Best Western Motels, AAA, and Duncan Hines. Telephone 3-4453. Room phones. The Sunshine Capital of the United States



Yuma City-County Library
Title:
Yuma City-County Library
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
The library is located on a full city block, designed in contemporary Southwest style, appropriate to the area. Library Park, with its picnic tables, running water, shade trees and flower beds, provides an attractive setting. 350 Third Avenue


Entrance to Territorial Prison Museum
Title:
Entrance to Territorial Prison Museum
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1963 May-3



Yuma Methodist Indian Mission
Title:
Yuma Methodist Indian Mission
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Ellis-Sawyer The Yuma Methodist Indian Mission was founded in 1903 for the welfare of the Quechan Indians of Fort Yuma, Calif. The original Mission was washed away by the Colorado River flood of 1916. The Mission with its beautiful grounds and buildings is located on the west side of Indian Hill


Desert Hills Sports Center
Title:
Desert Hills Sports Center
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
includes the San Diego Padres and Yakult Swallows' spring training headquarters at Desert Sun Stadium, also nearby Caballero Park, tennis courts and golf courses all surrounding the Civic and Convention Center



Ray Kroc Baseball Complex
Title:
Ray Kroc Baseball Complex
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
San Diego Padres


Exterior of Dungeon, Old Arizona Territorial Prison
Title:
Exterior of Dungeon, Old Arizona Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo PM 1951 May-22



Old Territorial Prison
Title:
Old Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused


Yuma's Famous Wedding Chapel
Title:
Yuma's Famous Wedding Chapel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Where the Stars are married, day or night. Marriage license secured seven days a week



Yuma County Chamber of Commerce
Title:
Yuma County Chamber of Commerce
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
In Yuma, Arizona you can work, live, play the Western way. Yuma offers gracious family living in the sun for year-in, year out resident. Our marvelous climate, sunny and dry, excellent schools, varied recreational facilities, home of the historic Territorial Prison, church activities and fine homes, all assure rich opportunities for children growing up in Yuma. Add to these such practical matters as fine stores and services of every type - Yuma is truly the ideal place to live Curteichcolor


Desert Gem Motel
Title:
Desert Gem Motel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
2607 4th Ave., Phone SU 3-8581 A colorful oasis in the heart of the desert country. One of the best motels in this area. Carefully designed for your comfort with finest refrigeration and electric heating. Heated swimming Pool - Television and wide sheltered carports at your door. When in Gila Bend stay with us at our Desert Gem there. Photography by Tom Reed



Yuma's Famous Wedding Chapel
Title:
Yuma's Famous Wedding Chapel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Where the Stars are married, day or night. Marriage license secured seven days a week


Aerial View
Title:
Aerial View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Colorful Yuma. We are in beautiful sunny Yuma, Arizona. We are looking up the four mile strip of Motels, Restaurants, and new "Skyscrapers". The beautiful new Crescent Center is in the foreground and the new Circle Square is one mile north



Typical Southern Sidewalk Colonnades, Main Street
Title:
Typical Southern Sidewalk Colonnades, Main Street
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1953 Apr-15

Description:
Yuma is one of Arizona's fastest growing cities, with a population of about 12,000. Located on the Colorado River, and in a vast irrigation district where the desert has been made to produce "big money" crops of alfafa, cotton, flaxseed, winter tomatoes and strawberries, grapefruit, limes, pecans, dates and figs, Yuma's continued growth is assured Lollesgard Specialty Co


Coronado Motor Hotel - U.S. 80
Title:
Coronado Motor Hotel - U.S. 80
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
233 4th Avenue. Recommended by Best Western Motels, AAA, and Duncan Hines. Telephone 3-5081 'The Sunshine Capital of the United States'



Rodeway Inn Motel
Title:
Rodeway Inn Motel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1965 Aug-18

Description:
260 Fourth Avenue Yuma, Arizona 602-782-4592 On U.S. Highway 80, three blocks from the Colorado River, near downtown. Swimming Pool


Suni-Sands Travel Trailer Park
Title:
Suni-Sands Travel Trailer Park
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Welcome' to Yuma's Finest Entrance Two Pools Pull Thrus 250 Spaces "Newest and Finest Park in Yuma" 1960 32nd Street Highway 80 East, Across from Airport. 250 Pull-Thru Spaces, Concrete Slabs, All Facilities, Swimming and Therapy Pool. Recreation Hall, Color TV, Shuffleboard (602)726-5941



Yuma County Court House
Title:
Yuma County Court House
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Yuma, the county seat, with a population of about 7,000, is the trading center for a fertile reclaimed desert area raising alfalfa, cotton, flaxseed, winter tomatoes and strawberries, grapefruit, limes, pecans, dates and figs. Yuma County affords year ‘round pasturage for many thousand head of beef cattle


Indians selling bead work, Yuma, Arizona
Title:
Indians selling bead work, Yuma, Arizona
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused

Description:
Series AR 19 Post Card This side for correspondance The address to be written on this side "On the line of S.P.R.R."



Old territorial prison, Yuma, Arizona
Title:
Old territorial prison, Yuma, Arizona
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
BSS Series 32 Old territorial prison, Yuma, Arizona


Territorial Prison
Title:
Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Series S-62391 Yuma, Arizona Aerial View of Old Yuma Territorial Prison



Post Office
Title:
Post Office
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1948 Mar-02

Description:
Series 3B-H1071


Tropicana Motel, 2115 Fourth Ave. - U.S. Highway 80
Title:
Tropicana Motel, 2115 Fourth Ave. - U.S. Highway 80
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM Jan-28

Description:
Series 135870 Kitchenettes - Refrigeration - Shuffleboard Heated Pool - Telephones - Free Color T.V. - Family Units



Yuma
Title:
Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Aerial view looking west on busy Fourth Street toward the Colorado River dividing Arizona and California. Yuma is the state's number one citrus producing area. Travelers approaching this desert oasis encounter a sharp contrast from sun-baked desert to rows of citrus trees watered by a multi-million dollar network of canals


Winter Lettuce
Title:
Winter Lettuce
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Winter Lettuce for the nation is grown on rich farmland neat Yuma. Arizona and in the imperial Valley. California. Freedom from frost is an essential for growing this crop. Workers select the firm, tight heads for market, row after row.



The Del Ming Hotel
Title:
The Del Ming Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border unused


Old Territorial Prison
Title:
Old Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused



Greetings From Yuma
Title:
Greetings From Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
This lovely building erected in 1920 also houses the City Fire and police Departments


Yuma Territorial Prison
Title:
Yuma Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
The institution was built in 1875 and used until 1907 when it was moved to Florence, Arizona. Most of the old cell blocks are still intact and a museum in the old prison preserves interesting relics of the old Southwest. The prison is now a State Park and facilities and grounds are beautiful.



Arizona Checking Station
Title:
Arizona Checking Station
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
View looking toward the California border and the new Yuma bridge. All traffic passes inspection at the station in foreground


Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



Portion of Ruins of Old Territorial Prison at Yuma
Title:
Portion of Ruins of Old Territorial Prison at Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1944

Description:
Yuma Territorial prison was built in 1875 as a first attempt by the outraged citizenry to cope with the lawlessness rampant throughout Arizona Territory. The prison was removed to Florence in 1907. Cell blocks and mess hall standing on Prison Hill now house a museum of mementos of the wilder West


Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused


S.P. Bridge Over Colorado River
Title:
S.P. Bridge Over Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



High School
Title:
High School
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1919


St. Thomas Indian Mission
Title:
St. Thomas Indian Mission
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Founded in 1771 by early Spanish missionaries on the bank of the Colorado River. The present-day Yuma area was first sighted by Father Kino in 1700. Yuma boasts a colorful history of quests for gold, Spanish exploration, missionary massacres by the Indians, and the eventual taming by early frontiersmen.



Yuma Methodist Indian Mission
Title:
Yuma Methodist Indian Mission
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1968

Description:
The Yuma Methodist Indian Mission was founded in 1903 for the welfare of the Deccan Indians of Fort Yuma, Calif. The origin Mission was washed away by the Colorado River flood of 1916. The Mission with its beautiful grounds and buildings is located on the west side of Indians hill.


Territorial Prison Cemetery
Title:
Territorial Prison Cemetery
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Used from 1875 to 1909 for burial of prisoners, many of whom died violent deaths under the stern discipline of the old prison system. Exposure to the extreme desert temperatures that sometimes reached 130 degrees led may to insanity and death. Tower guards took their toll, too, when desperate inmates sought to escape through the main prison gate.



Aerial View Of Yuma
Title:
Aerial View Of Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Looking west across the city into California


Entrance To Territorial Prison Museum
Title:
Entrance To Territorial Prison Museum
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused



Greetings From Yuma
Title:
Greetings From Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
U. S. Highway 80 Across the American Sahara as it is today. The Old Plank Road - A few Decades ago. The new Freeway Interstate 10 "Highway Beautiful" across the sand dunes - 1`3 miles south west of Yuma Quite a contrast to the old plank road - a few decades ago. The first high way across the dunes was completed in 1916. It was a unique 8 foot wide plank road made in sections 8 wide 12 long of 4 x 12 inch planks. The sections were moveable to conform with the ever shifting sand. Some fragments remain of the original road a mute remainder of early days on the desert.


Yuma Annual Jaycee Rodeo
Title:
Yuma Annual Jaycee Rodeo
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused



Yuma County Court House
Title:
Yuma County Court House
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Yuma, the county seat, with a population of about 7,000, is the trading center for a fertile reclaimed desert area raising alfalfa, cotton, flaxseed, winter tomatoes and strawberries, grapefruit, limes pecans, dates and figs. Yuma County affords year 'round pasturage for many thousand head of beef cattle.


Greetings From Yuma
Title:
Greetings From Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused



Cell Block in Old Territorial Prison
Title:
Cell Block in Old Territorial Prison
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused


S. P. Bridge over Colorado River
Title:
S. P. Bridge over Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



Portion of Ruins of Old Territorial Prison at Yuma
Title:
Portion of Ruins of Old Territorial Prison at Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Yuma Territorial Prison was built in 1875 as a first attempt by the outraged citizenry to cope with the lawlessness rampant throughout Arizona Territory. The prison was removed to Florence in 1907. Cell blocks and mess hall standing on Prison Hill now house a museum of mementos of the wilder West


Excavation Site with Large Equipment Near Hills
Title:
Excavation Site with Large Equipment Near Hills
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo

Description:
This rare card was used as part of the production process by the Edward H. Mitchell/Pacific Novelty company to make lithograph postcards. It may have shading, embossed text or other artifacts on the front.



Plank road on the Old Spanish Trail Highway
Title:
Plank road on the Old Spanish Trail Highway
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused

Description:
In sand dunes


Yuma Mesa Center
Title:
Yuma Mesa Center
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome

Description:
Yuma Mesa Center Completed in early 1961, this large shopping center has 19 stores including the new Valley National Bank. The Center covers over 7 acres and has a parking area for 600 cars. Located in the heart of the Greater Yuma Mesa where beautiful motels, hotels and famous restaurants are plentiful.



Coronado Motor Hotel
Title:
Coronado Motor Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1950 Oct-07


Scenic View of Palm Drive
Title:
Scenic View of Palm Drive
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907



El Cortez Drive-In Motel
Title:
El Cortez Drive-In Motel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen PM 1935 Apr-12


Southern Pacific Railway Bridge
Title:
Southern Pacific Railway Bridge
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused



A Piece of the Old Plank Road and New Highway 80 Crossing Sand Dunes Near Yuma, Arizona
Title:
A Piece of the Old Plank Road and New Highway 80 Crossing Sand Dunes Near Yuma, Arizona
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused


Ocean to Ocean Highway Crossing the Colorado River
Title:
Ocean to Ocean Highway Crossing the Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused



Greetings from Yuma, Arizona, Main Street
Title:
Greetings from Yuma, Arizona, Main Street
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Yuma is located on Arizona's Western Border on the East bank of the Colorado river. It is the hub of a richly irrigated agricultural area. Yuma was the name given by the early Spanish missionaries meaning 'Son of the Captain.'


Farm House Restaurant
Title:
Farm House Restaurant
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
2256 4th Avenue



Marine Corps Air Station and Municipal Airport
Title:
Marine Corps Air Station and Municipal Airport
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused


Colorado River View
Title:
Colorado River View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused



Fort Yuma Mission
Title:
Fort Yuma Mission
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Located just beyond the Territoral Prison, across the old Yuma bridge. A lingering rememberance of Spanish Culture that pioneered the Yuma area


Ocean to Ocean Highway and Southern Pacific Bridges
Title:
Ocean to Ocean Highway and Southern Pacific Bridges
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border PM 1930 Dec-22

Description:
Across the Colorado River C.T. American Art



Old Plank Road and New Highway over Sand Dunes
Title:
Old Plank Road and New Highway over Sand Dunes
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo unused


Entering Town from the West
Title:
Entering Town from the West
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Real Photo



Birdseye View
Title:
Birdseye View
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused


Main Street, looking south
Title:
Main Street, looking south
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused



The Ramada Inn
Title:
The Ramada Inn
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
3181 4th Avenue - Phone: 602-782-4551 Yuma, Arizona 85364 Conveniently located on U.S. Highway 80 between 4th Avenue and 32nd Street. Near the International Airport, the Yuma Country Club and U.S. Marine Air Station. Complete hotel service. Beautiful Chez Bon Restaurant and lounge


Indians selling bead work
Title:
Indians selling bead work
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1913 May-23

Description:
Series AR 19 On the Road of a Thousand Wonders



El Rancho Motor Hotel, 2201 4th Ave
Title:
El Rancho Motor Hotel, 2201 4th Ave
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 74834 33 New and beautiful units. Swimming pool. Room telephones. Refrigerated. Air-conditioned. Central Heat. Yuma's Finest Hotel. Yuma's Newest Restaurant ½ bl


Martinez Lake
Title:
Martinez Lake
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome unused

Description:
Series S-62389 The Imperial Dam has created beautiful Martinez Lake with excellent facilities at Lake Martinez Marina. Fisher's landing and Imperial Camp offer some of the best fishing and water sports the year round



Yuma
Title:
Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Continental Chrome PM 1976 Feb-12

Description:
This aerial view looking south shows the Territorial Prison in the foreground with the Old Bridge Crossing over the Colorado River to California on the right, and the new inspection station crossing further down the river.


Flamingo Hotel
Title:
Flamingo Hotel
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Chrome PM 1954 Jan-29

Description:
A beautiful highway hotel with complete hotel service. Four outstanding highway hotels: Town House, 1223 South Michigan, Chicago, Ill.; Frontier, 1600 N. Tenth, McAllen, Texas; Flamingo, 4the St. and 24th, Yuma, Arizona; Flamingo, 2501 East Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona.



Colorado River
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Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused


Colorado River
Title:
Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back PM 1910



Greetings From Yuma
Title:
Greetings From Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Flax field in bloom. Year round agricultural center


Greetings From Yuma
Title:
Greetings From Yuma
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
Flax field in bloom year round agricultural center



Colorado River
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Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Divided Back unused


Across The Colorado River
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Across The Colorado River
Yuma Arizona (AZ), White Border unused



All American Canal
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All American Canal
Yuma Arizona (AZ), Linen unused

Description:
The All American Canal is the largest and predominantly the outstanding irrigation enterprise in the Western Hemisphere. Water from Boulder Dam and the Colorado River passes through the main canal, 80 miles long and branch canals, 130 miles, to irrigate over one million acres in the Imperial Valley. Estimated cost $33,000,000




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