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Fire Station Number 3
El Paso, Texas


Description: Fire Station Number 3
Other Names: none
Address: Rio Grande and Virginia Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
Type:  government: fire station
Original Client:
Historic Inventory: none
Date:1929; occupied January 1, 1930
Condition: extant; in use as a fire station

Architect or Firm: probably Gustavus A. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Contractors: Ramey Brothers
Dimensions and Orientation: two stories; three engine station, Spanish style architure
Budget/Cost: $20,957

Foundation: concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials:
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, August 23, 1929 page 12
(2) El Paso Herald, September 26, 1929 page 6


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