Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Rick Meza Photographs

Blue Angels - 1955

Blue Angels taken 09-12-55 ---location Pensacola, Florida. Blue Angels Flight Team. Left to right---LT. Bruce Bagwell, LT. CDT. McKeller, LT. Nello Pierozzi, CDR. Keke Cormier, LTJG. Ken Wallace, LSTJG. Bill Gurek, and CAPT. "Root" Ruddy.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Ricardo R.Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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B - 26 Aircraft

Drawing of a B-26 use in World War II and Korean War.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Rick Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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Great job Rick

Hawkeye II - P - 39

P - 39 in action between 1940 -1949. Favored of the Soviet Union and United States.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Rick Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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Zero

Japanese Zero during 1939 - 1945. Best Japanese fighter plane produced by Japan. It was known for its speed and maneuverability during the first part of World War II.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Rick Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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B - 29 Super Fortress

B - 29 Super Fortress during a bomb run over a Japanese city about 1945.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Rick Meza

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cool

AH-IG Cobra

AH-IG Cobra flown in Vietnam during WWII 1963-1972.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Rick Meza

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Foreign Plane Italian Fighter Plane

Flying in the Libyan Dessert.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Rick Meza

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Harrier Jet, vertical take off landing

Originally developed by the British Air Force later adopted by the United States Marine Corps.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Rick Meza

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U.S. F-16A

U.S. F-16A aircraft from the Cold War Era.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Rick Meza

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United States Navy A-4B

Cold War aircraft used for carrier operations throughout the world.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Rick Meza

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TR-1 aircraft

One of several places used to spy on enemies throughout the Cold War Era.

Area: Out of Area / Out of Area

Source: Rick Meza

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Downtown El Paso 1959

Area photograph of Downtown El Paso in 1959. Bassett Tower, the Plaza Hotel, the Camino Real (before the "tower" section was added), and the Haymon Krupp building (Justin Boot Factory) are all visible. This shot was taken before the land was cleared for interstate 10 - the railroad tracks follow approximately where the highway was built.

Area: Central / Downtown

Source: Rick Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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Article on possible demolition of KRUPP Building Vic Kolenc," Unfortunately chances are it will be demolished". El Paso Times, Nov 28, 2021, p. 1B.

Blue Angeles - 1951

Blue Angels in the year 1951 at the El Paso Municipal Airport.

Area: Eastside / El Paso Int'l Airport

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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El Paso Int'l Airport

El Paso International Airport during the period 1950 - 1959. Image taken from a post card.

Area: Eastside / El Paso Int'l Airport

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

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Varney Speed Lines, Inc.

Image taken from a Varney Speed Lines handout.

Area: Eastside / El Paso Int'l Airport

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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Varney Speed Lines, Inc.

Varney Speed Lines, Inc. Handout - 1930 - 1939.

Area: Eastside / El Paso Int'l Airport

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

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Biggs Field - " Shot From The Sky" - 1945

Biggs Field - "Shot From the Sky" - Feb 15,1945. Briefing for the movie " Shot From The Sky".

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

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The background photo in this image is from the 1940´s epic "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo" staring Spencer Tracy.

I never new there was more wars than the ones we know

Shot From The Sky - 1945

Shot From The Sky - 1945. Briefing for the movie "Shot From The Sky".

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

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Shot From The Sky - 1945

Location - Biggs Field - briefing for the movie " Shot From The Sky". The year was 1945 at Biggs Field.

Area: Northeast / Biggs Field

Source: Ricardo R. Meza

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