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El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA - The Golden State Limited and Union Station, El Paso, Texas
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
The Golden State Limited and Union Station, El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA - Texas St., El Paso, Texas, looking West. The heart of business section: Two Republics Life Building and City National Bank on left.
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
Texas St., El Paso, Texas, looking West. The heart of business section: Two Republics Life Building and City National Bank on left.
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El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA - View of Downtown El Paso
El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
View of Downtown El Paso
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El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
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Where is El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA?  El Paso is the county seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States, and lies in far West Texas.

El Paso stands on the Rio Grande (Río Bravo del Norte), across the border from Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

In 1659, Fray Garcia de San Francisco, established Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission of El Paso del Norte. Around this mission, the village of El Paso del Norte grew into what is now the El Paso–Juárez region. Wikipedia

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News 1881 - April 14 - The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas.
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April 14, 1881

News 1895 - August 19 - American frontier murderer and outlaw, John Wesley Hardin, is killed by an off-duty policeman in a saloon in El Paso, Texas.
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August 19, 1895

News 1916 - GASOLINE EXPLOSION IN EL PASO JAIL IS CAUSE OF 18 DEATHS. SEVERAL MORE TO DIE AS RESULT OF INJURIES. LIGHTED MATCH TO VAPORS IS THE CAUSE.
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El Paso, Texas, March 7. - Although the death list remains at eighteen in the jail explosion here last night, several more prisoners are expected to die. The explosion occurred in the disinfecting room where there were fifty prisoners. A lighted match ignited vapors arising from the bath, which was a mixture of gasoline, kerosene and vinegar.
An inquest and city investigation of the accident were ordered for today.

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1920 - March 22-23 - A spectacular display of the Northern Lights was visible as far south as Bradenton FL, El Paso TX, and Fresno CA.
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1952 - December 14 - KROD (now KDBC) TV channel 4 in El Paso, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
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News 1979 - July 10 - The temperature at El Paso, TX, hit 112 degrees, an all-time record for that location. The next day was 110 degrees.
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July 10, 1979



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