Maricopa Historical Society photo

A 1949 photo from atop the water tower was taken after a flood. The Maricopa dirt road heading north runs along the bed for the former Maricopa & Phoenix Railroad line that stopped running in the mid-1930s. Maricopa Market is the upper-right, white building. Today, the road is John Wayne Parkway, also known as State Route 347, also known as Maricopa Road.

Photo by Kyle Norby

This item appears in the January issue of InMaricopa.