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El Paso Natural Gas Buildings
El Paso, Texas


Description: El Paso Natural Gas Buildings
Other Names:
Address: county highway at the Ascarte cut off, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type: commercial: office and storage
Original Client: El Paso Natural Gas Company
Historic Inventory:
Date: 1929

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation:
Architectural Style:
Budget/Cost: $15,000

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick and stucco
Roofing Materials:
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner:
Location of Drawings: none
Location of Documentary Photographs: none

Bibliography:(1) El Paso Herald, February 22, 1929 page 12 ‘Plan Erecting 3 Buildings’

Remarks: The plans called for three buildings.

The first structure to be a two-story office building with laboratory, pipe line superintendent’s and dispatchers’ officers. The upper story will contain living quarters.

A valve house where the pressure of the natural gas to be piped here from Lea county, New Mexico. The third structure will be a storage warehouse.

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