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Gillespie Dam (access required)

A convoy of cars traverses the precarious apron of Gillespie Dam.Gillespie Dam was an extreme obstacle to travelers trying to go from Phoenix to Gila Bend and on to Yuma in the early years of the 20th century. The early road, U. S. 80 went from Phoenix to Cashion to Litchfield Park through Buckeye to ...

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