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Photo Download Page

This page contains links to high-resolution copies of the images in the Border Photo Home section of the Mekong.Net photo gallery.

If you're just interested in browsing the photos, you should probably go to the image preview pages, or click here for the Border Photo Home. You can also click here to view links to all of this site's galleries.

If, on the other hand, you're just here to download a particular photo, you've come to the right place. To download a picture, right-click (or, for older Macs, hold down the Control key while clicking) on the desired image in the list below, and you can save it to your computer.

Photo 1: Boundary marker, New Mexico
(nm_bordermarker_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 2: Waiting for the right moment, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_borderwait_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 3: Crossing the Rio Grande, El Paso, April 1992
(el_paso_border_bw1_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 4: Different paths across the Rio Grande
(el_paso_border_overview_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 5: Border Patrol agents on horseback
(el_paso_bp_horseback_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 6: Border Patrol agents on horseback
(el_paso_bp_horses_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 7: The Border Patrol approaches… to talk to the photographer, not the aliens.
(el_paso_bp_truck_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 8: Carrying one passenger and pulling another, a ferryman leads aliens across the river and into the U.S.
(el_paso_carry_across_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 9: A family prepares to cross the Rio Grande, Ciudad Juarez, 1992
(el_paso_crossing_silh_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 10: Crossing through the hole, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_crossing_through_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 11: Detainees on their way to deportation
(el_paso_detainees_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 12: A man pulls his pants back on after wading across the Rio Grande
(el_paso_dressing_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 13: Looking across the river, Ciudad Juarez, April 1992
(el_paso_fam_looking_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 14: Border scene, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_kids_fence_truck_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 15: Looking to El Paso, April 1992
(el_paso_looking_in_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 16: Heading for the opening, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_near_hole_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 17: An alien scrambles over the barrier on a railroad bridge near downtown El Paso
(el_paso_over_barrier1_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 18: An alien scrambles over the barrier on a railroad bridge near downtown El Paso
(el_paso_over_barrier2_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 19: Through the opening, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_through_hole_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 20: A makeshift ferry across the Rio Grande
(el_paso_tube_crossing_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 21: The view through the wire, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_view_thru_wire_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 22: Girls and mother, Ciudad Juarez, April 1992
(ciudad_juarez_girls_bw_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 23: Border Patrol arresting aliens, El Paso, 1992
(el_paso_arrest_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 24: Aliens departing a detention center on their way back to Mexico
(el_paso_detainees_depart_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 25: Carrying one passenger and pulling another, a ferryman leads aliens across the river and into the U.S.
(el_paso_ferryman1_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 26: Ferrying across the river
(el_paso_ferryman2_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 27: A ferryman pulls passengers across the Rio Grande near downtown El Paso, April 1992
(el_paso_ferryman3_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 28: Another makeshift ferry
(el_paso_ferryman4_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 29: A man pulls his pants back on after wading across the Rio Grande
(el_paso_getting_dressed_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 30: Aliens cluster near a hole in the fence on the US side of the Texas - Mexico border
(el_paso_group_waiting_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 31: Already on US soil, a group of aliens wait for the right moment to disappear into El Paso. The Border Patrol rarely tries to apprehend suspects so close to the river, since they can elude patrols by slipping back through the fence.
(el_paso_group_waits_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 32: El Paso and Cuidad Jaurez at twilight, April 1992
(el_paso_juarez_twilight_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 33: A woman waits for the right moment. She looks one way…
(el_paso_look1_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 34: She looks the other way…
(el_paso_look2_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 35: …then steps through the fence.
(el_paso_look3_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 36: An alien scrambles over the barrier on a railroad bridge near downtown El Paso
(el_paso_over_railbarrier_a_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 37: An alien scrambles over the barrier on a railroad bridge near downtown El Paso
(el_paso_over_railbarrier_b_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 38: An alien slips across the border into El Paso
(el_paso_slipping_thru_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 39: A boundary marker in New Mexico. Many sections of the border were marked only by these posts, with no fence of any kind.
(nm_boundary_marker_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 40: Border Patrol agents on horseback
(nm_bp_horseback1_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 41: Border Patrol agents on horseback
(nm_bp_horseback2_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

Photo 42: Border Patrol agents on horseback
(nm_bp_horseback3_1992.jpg - Photo Credit: Bruce Sharp)

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