18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
THe Bannon Wall

The first half-mile stretch of steel border fence paid for by, We Build the Wall donors, climbs the rocky slopes of Mt. Cristo Rey outside El Paso in Sunland Park, N.M. The $8 million of steel fencing was erected on the private property of a defunct brick factory. The quest was to keep immigrants of America.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: El Paso, Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Lynn Levitt