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[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

[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