Shannon Road – Origin of Name

Shannon Road in Tucson is named for Lester Shannon who owned a dairy farm in the Jaynes Station area.

Jaynes Station was a railroad station located in the area around where Ruthrauff Road and Interstate 10 intersect. The road once ran from Jaynes Station to Oracle Road.


Thompson, Vicki. Across the dry Rillito. Tucson, Ariz.: Territorial Publishers, c1979.

Ina Road is named for Gittings, who was UA women's PE director, opens a new window." Arizona Daily Star. Wednesday, August 21, 1996. Page E3.

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