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By Linda Fitzpatrick,James M Conkle

Needles is found on the borders of California and Arizona at the west financial institution of the Colorado River, as soon as serving as a major transportation hub in California. throughout the mid-1800s, the steamboat alternate flourished right here as gold, silver, items, and passengers have been transported alongside the Colorado River. The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, referred to now because the Santa Fe, changed the steamboats whilst tracks have been laid during the quarter beginning in 1883. The constitution urban used to be based in 1913. America�s �Mother Road,� direction sixty six, equipped via downtown Needles in 1926, spurred development as new companies opened to serve tourists. Needles used to be named for its outstanding rock formations and is legendary for its summer time temperatures, however it is finally identified and remembered as a residing icon of an early twentieth century city on old path 66.

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