Franklin Canal

Roughly, S of the Texas and Pacific--Southern Pacific RR tracks from western El Paso to Fabens
El Paso, Texas

Historic Document

Franklin Canal is located in El Paso County, Texas certified as a historic location on Friday June 19, 1992. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Agriculture/Subsistence, more specifically a Irrigation Facility. Franklin Canal was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event and its significance in Politics/Government, Agriculture.

Franklin Canal Information

Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1889, 1906, 1914
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: El Paso Irrigation Co.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Bureau Of Reclamation

Franklin Canal Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 1840
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 2
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 71
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
El Paso Historic Locations El Paso County Historic Locations Texas Historic Locations