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[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of U.S Army crossing the Rio Grande. There are men in boats lining the make-shift bridge while men and horses are crossing it. The bridge appears to be a pontoon bridge that uses boats and other flotation devices to keep it above water.
Date: 191u
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[International Bridge]

Description: Postcard depicting the international bridge between El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Ciudad Juarez is visible in the distance. This image is looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The bridge spans the Rio Grande River. In the middle of the image is a trolley car. The background of the image shows the Sierra De Juarez mountain range. Agriculture fields are visible in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Bridge Over Water]

Description: Photograph of a bridge with several early model cars seen driving across it. Water can be seen on either side of the bridge and town buildings can be seen in the background. Two small buildings can be seen built into the side of the bridge on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Santa Fe Bridge with Mount Franklin]

Description: Photograph of Santa Fe bridge in El Paso with small house-like structure on both ends, and part of a mountain range and power lines seen in the background. Handwriting on the back reads, "Santa Fe Bridge 1800's Mt. Franklin in Background". The name "Stuart" can be seen on the bottom right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1800~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Lower International Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the International Bridge on Santa Fe Street in El Paso, Texas. The photo is taken from the U.S. side of the U.S./Mexico boarder. A small, wooden booth can be seen built into the bridge in the left foreground, and a trolley car can be seen crossing the bridge.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jackson, William Henry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Construction of a Plank Bridge]

Description: Photograph of engineers in the U.S. Army building a plank bridge along the Rio Grande. According to information on the back of the photo, the photo was taken in June 1919, around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919).
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Construction of Pontoon Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a pontoon bridge being constructed across the Rio Grande near present day Ascarate Park (lower valley of El Paso) in June 1919. This photo was taken around the last Battle of Juarez (June 15-16, 1919). Soldiers can be seen maneuvering pontoons in the Rio Grande toward the bridge site. On the left side of the photo, soldiers are laying planks across the pontoons.
Date: June 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Santa Fe Street International Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a bridge in El Paso with a horse drawn carriage and people seen crossing. Handwriting on the back states the photo was taken at the Santa Fe International Bridge after a snow storm in 1911 while American troops were patrolling the border.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Guarding the Customs House, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a group of soldiers keeping watch at the customs house in El Paso, Texas. The customs house was located on the U.S. side of the International Bridge, the gateway to and from Mexico. The majority of the soldiers are sitting down with only a few standing. Two soldiers have their rifles slung over their shoulders.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers Carrying a Wounded Man]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Soldiers carrying a wounded man on an army cot. The group of soldiers are carrying their wounded man across the Santa Fe Bridge and into El Paso. The bridge is located on the south end of downtown El Paso at the end of south El Paso Street. The building behind the men is the U.S. Customs House.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Obregon, Funston, and Scott]

Description: Photograph of General Alvaro Obregon (2nd from the left with a large light colored hat), Major General Frederick Funston (3rd from the left in uniform), Major General Hugh L. Scott (4th from the left with glasses), and an unidentified individual (1st from the left in a dark suit and hat) at the El Paso International Bridge on April 28, 1916.
Date: April 28, 1916
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Cavalry Crossing Pontoon Bridge]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Cavalry Brigade troops returning to the U.S. via a pontoon bridge from Juarez, Mexico on June 16, 1919. In each pontoon boat is a soldier looking on as the line of cavalry troops and horses passes by. Information on the back of the photo reveals that this bridge was located near present day Ascarate Park (in the lower valley of El Paso).
Date: June 16, 1919
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[U.S. Soldiers at the International Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a group of U.S. soldiers at the El Paso International Bridge on the U.S. side in 1916, preparing to go elsewhere. Each soldier has their rifle, a backpack, canteen, ammunition, and a distinct belt with pouches to hold items in. Among the many duties assigned, guarding the international bridges was a high priority at the time. An early twentieth century bicycle can be seen next to a cluster of soldiers, leaning up against a beam.
Date: 1916~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[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.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Stanton Street Bridge]

Description: Photograph of Stanton Street Bridge, looking toward El Paso from the Paso del Norte end. A figure can be seen standing to the right beside a booth to the bridge, and another figure can be seen walking beside a cart in the background, at the far end of the bridge. Mountains can be seen in the distance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Train Station in Chihuahua]

Description: Photograph of a train station in Chihuahua. Accompanying information on the back of the photograph reads: "Mexico - Revolution - Railroads in Chihuahua - awaiting Villa's troops from Juarez." There is a large group of people, mostly men, waiting for the train. The sign above the entrance to the train depot reads: Chihuahua. At the center of the photograph a young boy, standing next to the horse and buggy, is looking at the camera while holding a tray of pastries.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Madero Camp Footbridge]

Description: Photograph of Madero Camp Footbridge. This photograph was taken from the El Paso side of the Rio Grande river looking south towards Ciudad Juarez. The area is near present day ASARCO and across the Rio Grande River from where Francisco Madero had established his headquarters. Several U.S. Soldiers can be seen near the entrance of the bridge.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Punitive Expedition]

Description: Photograph of soldiers crossing the Rio Grande. This company of soldiers is crossing the Rio Grande and they are marching towards Ciudad Juarez. The soldiers are actually crossing the Rio Grande on a makeshift bridge supported by pontoons. This pontoon bridge crossing into Juarez was located somewhere in the eastern part of El Paso. The Franklin Mountains are in the background.
Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library