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Old Fort Bliss Barracks

Old Fort Bliss Barracks

Heading up Fred Wilson Boulevard, there’s an entrance into Fort Bliss for William Beaumont Army Medical Center.  What’s interesting is a large collection of largely unused old barracks and a lone empty chapel, baking in the west Texas sun.

The first 3 easily accessible buildings are right across from a parking lot, making it easy to check out.  Given that this is an active part of base, I heeded…

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The Lady and La Calavera

The Lady and La Calavera

While heading down Texas street I stopped to grab a pic of a probably post-prohibition era sign, painted on the side of a building:

 There are a few of these old wall signs left scattered around downtown and this one advertising Bevo makes it especially unique.  Not far from it is a large wall mural by Tino Ortega:

The piece is pretty impressive, easy accessible while driving by.  Most street…

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Out in the Desert

Just a few shots from a quick hike up a ravine on the northeast side of the Franklin Mountains

Out in the Desert

Just a few shots from a quick hike up a ravine on the northeast side of the Franklin Mountains

Old San Francisco Historic District

Old San Francisco Historic District

MapI spent some time at the Downtown Artist Market and after setting up, I walked up to what is called the Old San Francisco District of El Paso.  Its a curious sliver of a neighborhood that looks like it was originally part of Sunset Heights before the freeway cut though town.  There’s been a lot of activity in the area with the construction of the Chihuahua’s ballpark, and I wanted to see what…

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Union Depot

While walking around the Union Depot area of downtown El Paso this weekend, I captured a few shots of some of the more interesting buildings around the area.

Union Depot

While walking around the Union Depot area of downtown El Paso this weekend, I captured a few shots of some of the more interesting buildings around the area.

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The Silos

After a few misses trying to get in, I made a couple of calls and figured out how to gain access to…

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The Silos

After a few misses trying to get in, I made a couple of calls and figured out how to gain access to…

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City of El Paso Public ArtThis year we’ve been lucky. There’ve been a host of new public art installations put up across the…View Post

City of El Paso Public Art

This year we’ve been lucky. There’ve been a host of new public art installations put up across the…

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Chalk the Block 2013On Sunday I headed out to Chalk the Block 2013to get the boys out of the house for a few hours.…View Post

Chalk the Block 2013

On Sunday I headed out to Chalk the Block 2013to get the boys out of the house for a few hours.…

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