On your right you will pass So-Hi, a small community nestled right up against the mountains. Billie Piercy, one of the original 'Rosie the Riveter' young women makes her home in So-Hi.

She is representative of the thousands of young women who joined the war effort in manufacturing jobs. She had signed up to build B-17s at a Boeing aircraft facility in Seattle.

In So-Hi you will also find Colbaugh Processing who are the miners and producers of Kingman Turquoise. They specialize in stabilized turquoise. They own the historic Kingman Turquoise mine and sell turquoise from their shop right along the highway.

The So-Hi community was named So-Hi because of the elevation - it is nestled in the Foothills over the large area of Golden Valley. This is a quiet out of the way area, but still close to Kingman - in less than 10 minutes you can drive to Kingman. Highway 93 is just a block away although you get very little traffic noise, with privacy and great views.

Enjoy the mountain views as you drive through this broad valley. For those who are traveling in the morning the scenery is a wonderful mix of colors. Those traveling the road in the evening at sunset will have a wonderful experience.

Santa Claus, Arizona - Gone but not forgotten.

Mineral Park - A town long gone, but during most of the 1870s and 1880s, Mineral Park reigned as the Mohave county seat and most important town in the area.

The county seat moved to Kingman in 1886 and the post office closed in 1912. The signed turnoff and a historical marker for Mineral Park lie 14 miles northwest of Kingman on US 93 at mileposts 58, Mohave County Highway 255.

The huge piles of tailings belong to a copper and molybdenum mine. Mineral Park Mine, operated by Mercator Minerals LTD, is an open-pit copper/molybdenum mine which is expected to produce over 42 million pounds of copper and over 10 million pounds of molybdenum in 2012.

The Mineral Park area contains the world's largest turquoise deposit (not open to the public), which is mined along with decorative rock.

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