By Philip Ronnerud
Although the Campbell Blue Bridge site remains a construction zone traffic is allowed to use the bridge. The Blue Road, which is about 3 hours from Clifton and serves the local residents, land managers, hunters and recreational users. The road is also the only year round access to the one-room Blue School.
To the best of our knowledge the Campbell Blue Bridge was built during the 1930s then improved in early 1950s. As most major drainage ways, the Blue River was used by native Americans and explorers. The European settlers improved the path to a road which became the route from Clifton, Arizona to Reserve, New Mexico.Continue reading