Bullhead City (Images of America) by Shirin McGraham

By Shirin McGraham

Bullhead urban, located at the east financial institution of the Colorado River within the Mojave barren region, is outfitted upon the historic web site of Hardyville, based in 1864 via William H. Hardy. Hardyville was once a frontier outpost that flourished for 19 years with a ferry provider, buying and selling submit, and motorway that prolonged east to Prescott, Arizona. Gold and silver have been found within the mid-1800s, and trade used to be thriving as steamboats transporting freight and passengers plied the river. by means of the Nineteen Twenties, a chain of dams was once deliberate to harness the ability of the Colorado River, yet paintings on Davis Dam wasn't all started until eventually 1942 and was once then not on time till after global conflict II. Bullhead urban developed after Davis Dam used to be accomplished in 1953. a few of the staff who outfitted the dam stayed on, and within the Sixties, land builders selling the river as a leisure vacation spot made Bullhead a boomtown. Bullhead urban was once integrated in 1984.

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