Arizona Credits & Contributors



Richard AdamsProvided the information for Winona, Arizona’s beginnings. He is the grandson of Billy and Myrtle Adams, who built the first store in this small town on Route 66.

Clark Ellison – Great nephew of Camillus S. Fly, who provided more accurate information for our article.

Emily Priddy – An active member of the Oklahoma Route 66 Association who has generously allowed us to utilize several of her photographs of the Mother Road.

Written Materials:

Fultz, Hollis B.; “Roy Gardner, Professor of Escape,” Famous Northwest Manhunts and Murder Mysteries; 1955; Fulco Publications, Elma, WA.

Halicki, Diane and Robson, Ellen; Haunted Highway – The Spirits of Route 66; 1999; Golden West Publishers, Phoenix, AZ.

Hernandez, Ruben; Guns and Legends; Latino Perspectives Magazine; October 2005

Kollenborn, Tom; Building A Dream: Goldfield Ghost Town, Apache Junction Public Library

Kildare, Maurice, Dead Outlaws Loot, True West Magazine, February 1967.

McClintock, James Harvey, Arizona: The Youngest State, 1913.

Myers, Roger; Clay Allison vs. Wyatt Earp; Wild West Magazine, December 2000.

Pallante, Anthony; Bronco Bill’s Loot, Lost Treasure Magazine, February 1998.

Parmer, Oliver and O’Donnell, Kathleen; How We Trapped the Deadly Border Bandits; Startling Detective Magazine; March 1936

Peterson, Bruce A.; Sky Island Righteousness above a Desert of Sin: “Donnellite” Seeds in Sunnyside Canyon; Arizona State University

Sheldon, Howard A.; Grand Canyon Caverns: One of Arizona’s Natural Wonders.

Varney, Philip; Arizona Ghost Towns and Mining Camps; 2006; Arizona Highways, Phoenix, AZ

Wood, Ted; Ghosts of the Southwest, The Phantom Gunslinger and Other Real-Life Hauntings; 1997; Walker & Company, New York, NY.

Newman, Rob; “Highway Haunts,” Route 66 Magazine, Summer, 2001


Arizona Journal

City of Holbrook

Coin World

Cool Springs

Desert USA

Grand Canyon Caverns

Kick’s on Arizona’s Route 66

Kingman Tourism

Lost Treasure Magazine

Mohave Museum of History & Arts

Red Garter Bed & Bakery

Tombstone Times

Williams Chamber of Commerce