Arizona History – January 15th

Friday, January 15th

On this date in 1912, the first Annual Auto Show, held in Phoenix, drew large crowds. Among the exhibits were a Hupmobile delivery wagon priced at $950 and a five-passenger, six-cylinder, 30-horsepower Franklin Model M priced at $3,000.

On this date in 1921, seven passenger cars of the Southern Pacific eastbound 110 were derailed about 1 mile east of Vail.

(Photo : 1912 Franklin Model M)

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