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Bessemer School
Bessemer, Colorado


Description: Bessemer School
Other Names:
Address: Pueblo (originally Bessemer), Pueblo County, Colorado
Type: educational: grammar school
Original Client: South Pueblo School Board
Date: 1883
Condition: demolished, 1931

Architect or Firm: Weston & Trost (Frank Weston and Henry C. Trost)
Associated Architect or Firm:
Dimensions and Orientation: two rooms

Wall Materials:
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Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions: addition designed by other architects

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Bibliography: (1) James H. Risley, How it grew: a History of the Pueblo Public Schools (University of Denver Press: Denver, 1953) pages 45-46. Risley referred to the firm as Weston and Frost.
(2) Lloyd C. Engelbrecht, Henry Trost: The Prairie School in the Southwest, The Prairie School Review, volume VI, number 4 (Fourth Quarter, 1969), page 7, reference to Risley
(3) Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht, Henry C. Trost: Architect of the Southwest (El Paso: El Paso Public Library Association, 1981), page 7


Prepared for the El Paso Public Library by Lloyd C. and June F. Engelbrecht under a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1990.