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Proposed School Building
McCamey, Texas


Description: Proposed School Building
Other Names: McCamey High School
Address: McCamey, Upton County, Texas
Type: educational
Original Client: McCamey Independent School District
Historic Inventory: none
Date: 1927
Condition: not built

Architect or Firm: Henry C. Trost
Associated Architect or Firm: Trost & Trost
Dimensions and Orientation: three stories
Budget/Cost: $200,000

Foundation: probably concrete
Wall Materials: brick
Roofing Materials: flat
Other Materials Used: cast stone ornament

Location of Drawings: El Paso Public Library: Ponsford 464, photograph of rendering of perspective view; Ponsford 307 and 507, studies

Bibliography: N. Ethie Eagleton, On the Last Frontier. A History of Upton County, Texas (El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1971).

Remarks: The commission went to David S. Castle & Son, architects, Abilene, and J. R. Horn & Co., contractors, also of Abilene.

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