Engineering contractors Stone & Webster, Inc. of Boston, Massachusetts, working in conjunction with the El Paso Electric Railway Company, replaced the old International Bridge on Stanton Street between Ciudad Juárez and El Paso with a new structure of reinforced concrete in 1924. The bridge was replaced again during the Chamizal settlement of the 1960s.
Permission to publish material from the Stone & Webster, Inc. Records, 1921-1928, must be obtained from the C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Dept., University of Texas at El Paso Library.
Harlan Hugg; gift; 1967.
Stone & Webster, Inc. Records, 1921-1928, MS 018, C.L. Sonnichsen Special Collections Dept., The University of Texas at El Paso Library.
Three folders of materials were donated by Harlan Hugg, building manager of the El Paso National Bank Building at the corner of Texas and Oregon streets, in 1967.
Correspondence (1922-1925). Includes memos, letters, reports, telegrams, cost estimates, and handwritten field notes. Some materials are written in Spanish.
Reports (1921, 1923, ca. 1924, 1928, n.d.). Includes construction plans, general specifications, field notes, a listing of progress photographs, and a report written in Spanish about the related 1928 Santa Fe Bridge project.
Drawings & plans (1923, ca. 1923, n.d.). Includes construction plans and technical engineering drawings complete with mathematical formulas.
Accounting ledgers (1924-1925, ca. 1924). Includes accounting ledger book sheets documenting expenses and labor costs on the Stanton Street Bridge construction project.