El Paso & Southwestern Depot and Park

El Paso & Southwestern Depot and Park (HMHFI)

Location: Tucson, AZ 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 13.214', W 110° 58.668'

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Th El Paso and Southwestern Railroad, originally owned by the Phelps Dodge Company, was extended from El Paso into Tucson in the fall of 1912. The handsome depot of classical design, featuring a large rotunda with a stained glass dome, was completed in December, 1913. a park commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Douglas separated the passengers and freight depots. Landscaped by Cammillo Fenzi, it featured many rare and unusual trees and shrubs. In 1924 the E.P. & S.W. Railroad became part of the Southern Pacific System.

[ Spanish Translation: ]
El ferrocarril El Paso Y Southwestern, propiedad de a Compa??a Phelps Dodge, fue extendido de El Paso hasta Tucs?n en 1912. La estaci?n, estilo clico, se abri? en Diciembre de 1913. Estrena c?pula de vidrio a colores, columnas de piedra caliza de Indiana, exterior de terra cotta, y techo tejado. Un pargue, comisionado por Walter Douglas y su esposa, separaba los edificios de pasaeros y fletes. Sus matas ex?ticas y ?rboles fueron planeados y plantados por Camillo Franceschi. Este ferrocarril se hizo parte del sistema Southern Pacific en 1924.
Placed ByTucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 502091 N 3564847
Decimal Degrees32.22023333, -110.97780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 13.214', W 110° 58.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 13' 12.84" N, 110° 58' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 419 W Congress St, Tucson AZ 85701, US
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