Buildings of San Benito's

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Old Photos from the San Benito Historical Society, Modern Photos taken by Ricki Escobedo & Matt Jackson

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1926 Police Department Of San Benito

Bill Estes, Bill White, Jesus Cantu, Eugene Aguirre, Tomas Aguirre, Fred Lawrence, Chief Arthur Goolsby

 

Today's Police & Fire Station

Aztec Building c1930

Aztec Building

Depot in Downtown Area c1950, corner of Rowson & Sam Houston

Veteran's Pavalion where Depot stood, corner of Rowson & Sam Houston

San Benito Hotel to the left c1910

Location of San Benito Hotel on main street

San Benito Land & Water Company c1910

Cameron County Irrigation District #2 Building

Original Railroad Depot c1910

Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot c1940

Veteran's Pavalion at site of original depot

 

 

 

Veteran's Pavilion at site of Missouri Pacific Depot

On Sam Houston Blvd. at railroad tracks, looking East c1950

On Sam Houston Blvd. at railroad tracks, looking East

Farmers Guarantee State Bank at corner, San Benito Hotel in center c1920

Martinez Shoe Store at corner, Ogdee building in center

Rivoli theater at left, Fito Guerra's Barber Shop & Weavers's 5&10 in center c1950

Rivoli, Guerra's Barber Shop, & Weavers 5 &10 now covered in aluminum siding

Lopez Place c1970

Lopez Place

San Benito Land & Water Co. & San Benito Bank & Trust Co. Corner of Robertson & Sam Houston c1920

Cameron County Irrigation District Building & San Benito Bank & Trust Co. Corner of Robertson & Sam Houston

100 S. Sam Houston c1910

100 S. Sam Houston

Intersection of Robertson & Sam Houston c1920

Intersection of Robertson & Sam Houston

San Benito Bank & Trust Co. c1920

Coastal Bank

Front view of San Benito Hotel c1910

Ogdee's Building where San Benito Hotel stood

San Benito High School c1908, torn down in 1930

2nd High School Building built in same location as original one

Stonewall Jackson Hotel c1950

Stonewall Jackson Hotel

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