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Fire Station Number 10
El Paso, Texas


Description: Fire Station Number 10
Other Names: none
Address: 1801 Montana Avenue,  El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type:  government: fire station
Original Client:
Historic Inventory: none
Date: September 18, 1930
Condition: extant; in use as a fire station

Architect or Firm: Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Cedar Rapids Construction
Dimensions and Orientation: single engine unit, L shaped, one story garage with two story living quarters; faces south
Budget/Cost: $10,000

Foundation: cement
Wall Materials: yellow brick
Roofing Materials: Spanish tile
Other Materials Used:
Remodeling and Additions:

Present Owner: The City of El Paso
Location of Drawings:
Location of Documentary Photographs:

Bibliography: (1) El Paso Herald, April, 24, 1930, drawing of facade, architects named
(2) New Fire Equipment to Be Shown in El Paso Friday, El Paso Times, September 17, 1930 (describes plan to open Fire Station No. 10 on Friday, September 19, 1930)
(3) Louis Lieggi, II, editor, El Paso Fire Department.A Pictorial History, 1882-1982. El Paso and Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1982, illustrated page 117.
(4) El Paso Evening Post, May 10, 1930 $29,000 for New E.P Fire Station
(5) El Paso Evening Post, May 2, 1930 Approve Station Plans

Remarks: Fire Station was built the same time as Fire Station 11

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