When visiting downtown Flagstaff, you’ve probably noticed an old black Baldwin locomotive steam engine sitting along the railroad tracks on Route 66, but do you know where it came from and why it’s there?  If you’re curious about the history of the iconic Flagstaff relic fondly known as Old Two Spot, then we’ve got you covered! The story of how Old Two Spot received its name is quite interesting, but first let’s look at the

Have you ever thought to yourself, “How Did Flagstaff Get its Name“? As much as the origin is obvious (a flag staff duh!) the history of it goes a bit deeper. In this article we will discover the myths and perhaps the truth behind our northern Arizona town’s funny and unique name. Let’s get started! So, how do towns usually get their names? Oftentimes they are named after a person, like Louisville or Lafayette. Sometimes