U.S. 191 North - Alpine to Sanders

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U.S. 191 North Arizona Route 61 East
Confirming markers at Commercial and Water Street in St. Johns. SR 61 and US 191 combine for 29 miles north from U.S. 180. 11/11/06
Turning north parallel to the Little Colorado River, U.S. 191/SR 61 venture into the Badlands. Sanders, located along I-40, lies beyond their separation in 51 miles. 11/11/06
Approaching the access road for the Coronado Generating Station on U.S. 191/SR 61 north. The Coronado Generating station is a coal-fired power generation facility. Generating electricity for Phoenix, the power plant is owned by SRP and was completed in 1979-80. 11/11/06
US 191 and SR 61 continue north through grasslands and ranch country. 11/11/06
Paralleling the dry Zuni River, US 191 and SR 61 travel through a patchwork of state, BLM and private lands. 11/11/06
Bee lining north, U.S. 191/SR 61 comprise a desolate road ahead of their split. 11/11/06
SR 61 branches northeast from U.S. 191 in one half mile toward Zuni, New Mexico. U.S. 191 remains northward toward Sanders. 11/11/06
U.S. 191 North
U.S. 191 reaches Sanders 24 miles north of SR 61. Gallup, New Mexico lies 41 miles further to the east via U.S. 191 and I-40. 11/11/06
U.S. 191 north at Indian Route 2025. 11/11/06
Distance sign posted north of East Mill Road and west of Morgan Canyon. 11/11/06
U.S. 191 crosses the dry Puerco River north from the community of Sanders. A diamond interchange with Interstate 40 follows. 11/11/06

Photo Credits:

11/11/06 by Kevin Trinkle

Connect with:
Interstate 40
State Route 61

Page Updated 12-02-2007.

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