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Location DB > United States > Texas > El Paso > The Pit
 Name
The Pit
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 Database Info
created by Jonsered on 5/29/2007 5:18 PM
last modified by Jonsered on 6/27/2007 9:20 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
A large quarry, covering perhaps 50 acres total, with scattered machinery and buildings.
 Basic Information
Type: Outdoors
Status: Closed
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address

El Paso, Texas
United States
Owner: Unknown
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  •  Hazards
  • Wild Dogs, illegal aliens, snakes and scorpions
  •  Interesting Features
    Several old homeless encampments, several illegal aliens employee facilities and some interesting machinery.
     Security Measures
  • Nada
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1940
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • Water
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Camera
     History
    According to locals, this gravel pit and quarry has been in more or less continuous operation for about 65 years. We first scouted the older part of the place, then moved into the newer, still recently active area. An interesting exploration, if for no other reason than I have never been to a quarry before.
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     Future Plans
    It will be a quarry and gravel pit into the future.
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    The Pit
    Wed, Jun 27th, 2007
    posted by Jonsered
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 8/4/2007 9:03 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Aug 4 07 at 21:03, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:20, Jonsered made this location available
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:20, Jonsered changed the following: Publically Viewable, History, Status, Hazards
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:15, Jonsered updated the main picture
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:14, Jonsered updated gallery picture 3-30-2007-166.jpg
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:13, Jonsered updated gallery picture 3-30-2007-189m.jpg
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:13, Jonsered updated gallery picture 3-30-2007-198m.jpg
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  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:13, Jonsered updated gallery picture 3-30-2007-196m.jpg
  • on Jun 27 07 at 21:13, Jonsered updated gallery picture 3-30-2007-196m.jpg
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