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Black House

Arthur F. Black House is at 707 Cerbat Avenue, Kingman, Arizona. The house was built in 1919 & second floor added in 1933. The house has a native stone wall and an open veranda & balcony. The lumber for the 1933 addition came from an original high school gym.

Mr. Black was the mining foreman at the Golconda Mine for about 4 years, a railroad engineer for 3 years, and partner in Kingman Motor Co. (Ford Dealership). He started the Boulder Dam Line, Kingman to Las Vegas line and adding to Phoenix; it handled passengers and freight.

He is known as the Father of U. S. Route 93 and helped in creating U. S. Route 66 from Old Trails Highway. He also formed the first cab company in Kingman, called Kingman Cab Co. The house was place on the National Register in 1993. The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and the number is 93001324.

Boulder Dam Line Limosine - Authur Black and daughter Virginia

"Clipper" passenger bus in front of passenger depot - Beale Street. Arthur F. Black established the "Boulder Dam Stage Line" in Kingman, Arizona in 1920. Mr. Black came to Mohave County early and engaged in Mining and Milling. He married Mabel Van Marter, daughter of Mohave County pioneer, Charles Van Marter, and had a large family. Arthur F. Black founded the Kingman Motor Company, owned and operated the Boulder Dam Freight Lines which later became Navajo Freight Lines. He also owned the Phoenix-Boulder City Stage Lines and was a president of the Mohave County Chamber of Commerce as well as Director of both the U.S. Highway 66 and Highway 93 Associations.

When you are visiting Kingman and you decide to take pictures of these homes on your own,
please do not disturb the residents. You can take a picture from the street if you want.
Descriptive name of the home is for historical reference only, it is not the residents name.
Anderson (Max) House 523 Pine Street
Anderson (R.L.) House 703 East Beale
Bonelli House 430 East Spring Street
Black House 707 Cerbat Avenue
Blakeley (William) House 503 East Spring Street
Blakely (Ross) House 519 East Spring Street
Carr House 620 East Oak Street
Dennis House South Second and East Park Streets
Elliott House 537 East Spring Street
Gates House 714 East Oak Street
House at 105 Spring 105 East Spring Street
House at 527 Pine 527 Pine Street
House at 536 East Park 536 East Park Street
House at 809 Grand View 809 Grandview Avenue
Householder House 431 East Spring Street
Hubbs House Golconda Avenue and South Fourth Street
Kayser House 604 East Oak Street
Lefever House 525 East Oak Street
Livingston House 222 Topeka Street
Lovin & Withers Investment House 722 East Beale Street
Lovin Investment House 631 East Beale Street
Lovin and Withers Cottages Topeka and South Eighth Streets
Mahoney House 155 Walnut Street
Sargent House 426 Topeka Street
Tyrell House 133 East Beale Street
Walker House 906 Madison Avenue
White House 509 East Spring Street
Williams House 531 East Oak Street
Wright House 317 East Spring Street
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