Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
El Paso & Southwestern Depot and Park
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Erected by Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission and Arizona Historical Society.
Location. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Granada Avenue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congress Street (about 800 feet away); Pearl Street / Ott Street (about 800 feet away); Main Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sosa-Carillo-Frémont House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arizona's First Public School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Manning House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Presidio Wall Camino Real (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tucson.
Also see . . . History of the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company. It began as a 36-mile long railroad from the Copper Queen Mine in Bisbee, Arizona to a connection with the Santa Fe’s Arizona & New Mexico Railroad located at Fairbank, Arizona. The initial name of this railroad was the Arizona & Southeastern Railroad, built in 1888-1889 by the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co. a subsidiary of Phelps Dodge Corp. Its main purpose was to be able to transport copper anodes from a smelter in Bisbee to a refinery in El Paso, Texas. To further reduce transportation (Submitted on January 6, 2010.)
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