[Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas]

Description

Photograph of the Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas. This is a view from the Santa Fe Bridge looking north towards El Paso. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph reads: "Watching Juarez battle at bridg.e" Also visible in this photograph are the Franklin Mountains in the background, trolley tracks, and a large group of curious El Pasoans and Fort Bliss soldiers guarding the bridge.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Creation Information

Aultman, Otis A. [1910..1920].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 4101 times , with 47 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of the Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas. This is a view from the Santa Fe Bridge looking north towards El Paso. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph reads: "Watching Juarez battle at bridg.e" Also visible in this photograph are the Franklin Mountains in the background, trolley tracks, and a large group of curious El Pasoans and Fort Bliss soldiers guarding the bridge.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Notes

During the time of the Mexican Revolution three pedestrian bridges spanned across the Rio Grande River connecting El Paso and Ciudad Juarez. The bridges are located on Stanton Street, Broadway Street (now Mesa) and south El Paso Street. Modern bridges have replaced the old structures but their locations still remain the same.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • [1910..1920]

Covered Time Period

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  • 1910~ - 1920~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 7:38 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 30, 2013, 11:01 a.m.

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Yesterday: 1
Past 30 days: 47
Total Uses: 4,101

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Aultman, Otis A. [Santa Fe Bridge in El Paso, Texas], photograph, [1910..1920]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth63272/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.