Miner Pickaxe Appearing in El Paso Intersections

Miner Pickaxe Appearing in El Paso Intersections

POSTED: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 1:25pm

UPDATED: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 2:23pm

EL PASO - Don't be surprised if you see a giant, orange pickaxe appear in the middle of an El Paso intersection.

The city started installing the emblems yesterday in preparation for “Miner Orangeville” day tomorrow.

The day is meant to celebrate the start of Miner basketball season and Tim Floyd’s debut as UTEP’s head basketball coach.

The pickaxe will be featured in the following intersections:

-Schuster Avenue and Mesa Street
-University Avenue and Mesa Street
-Sun Bowl Drive and Mesa Street
-Glory Road and Mesa Street
-Glory Road and Oregon Street
-Schuster Avenue and Sun Bowl Drive
-Schuster Avenue and Hawthorne Street

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