National Geographic : 1929 Jan
LONELY WHITE ROADS TWIST THROUGH WHINING SANDS, AMID ODD FLORAL LIFE ON ASILENT DESERT Traffic is light on many Arizona desert roads. Toward dusk or in early morning coyotes skulk along thesetrails, bobcats chase rabbits, and sometimes even deer are seen. Here, too, is desert plant life as fantastic as any on earth (see, also, illustration, page Io). o0 , ,, , ,., , _, _ ,,, , , ,. .,, ^. - , .. _ , . . . ..,.,-,-.., Photographs byClifton Adams AN AFTERNOON RIDE ALONG THE ARIZONA CANAL ROAD NEAR CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN, NORTHEAST OFPHOENIX Water from the Roosevelt Dam and others of the Salt River system comes down through four main canals and isdistributed to240,ooo acres through 1,500 miles of smaller canals.