One of the most interesting things about the Internet is the connectivity of people around the world. A couple of
days ago, I was checking voice mail and found a message from Jack Beale
Smith. Mr. Smith is the author of a book on Kerlin's Well. In past posts
I have talked about searching for this obscure location on the Colorado
Plateau where my Great-grandfather carved his name into the rock. In
, I told about our trip to look for the location in the
vast desert of northern Arizona south of the Grand Canyon.
It is absolutely amazing to me that I can post a comment online and have
the person I am looking for call me out of the blue. Jack Beale Smith
is the author of a number of books about the Beale Wagon Road, the
original road that ultimately became U.S. Route 66 and now I-40. Here
are a few of the books written by Mr. Smith:Read more...