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Beale Wagon Road 

The Beale Wagon Road is named after the surveyor and superintendent of construction Edward Fitzgerald "Ned" Beale,
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(4 February 1822 - 22 April 1893) who was commissioned to build a wagon road from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Los Angeles, California. The route of the Beale Wagon Road became U.S. Highway 66 and the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The Beale expedition is notable in that it used camels to carry supplies.

The Beale Wagon Road is also significant as the rounte of early immigration to Arizona from Utah by the pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

See

Smith, Jack. A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through Flagstaff, Arizona. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 1. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1984.

Smith, Jack. A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Coconino National Forest. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 1991.

Smith, Jack. A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Kaibab National Forest. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road Pub. Co, 1989.

Smith, Jack. A Guide to the Beale Wagon Road Through the Petrified Forest. Tales of the Beale Road, no. 8. Flagstaff, Ariz: Tales of the Beale Road, 2007.

Smith, Jack. Kerlin's Well: A Unique Site on the Beale Wagon Road Near Seligman, Arizona. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989.

Smith, Jack. Tales of the Beale Road. San Bernardino, Calif: Borgo Press, 1989. 19455910/editions WorldCat 19455910


 

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