There are so many things that make El Paso unique. Here are a few facts about one of them.

El Paso has many things you can only find here like a super huge military installation, a beautiful mountain range and an international border just to name a few.

Here's the lowdown on one of those cool, "915 only" things.

The University of Texas at El Paso, originally known as the Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy was first opened in 1913. The university moved to its current location in 1916.

In the 60's, a huge stadium was literally carved out of a mountain.

There was something special about the Sun Bowl Stadium when it opened on Sept. 21, 1963. On the first play from scrimmage at the then-30,000-seat stadium, Miner running back Larry Durham bolted 54 yards for a touchdown against North Texas State University. The Miners went on to score a 34-7 victory over the Eagles. -

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It is one of the most unique and beautiful stadiums in the entire country. It's huge but so perfectly hewn into the mountain that it's really hard to see until you're actually there.

At first, the Sun Bowl could only hold 30,000 spectators. A second level was added to the press box in 1969 and more seating came in 1982. It holds over 51,000 which gives it the 3rd largest population in the area behind the cities of El Paso and Las Cruces.

It is home to the UTEP Miners football team and the site of the annual Sun Bowl football game.

The stadium has also seen Monster Truck races and concerts featuring Elton John, Pink Floyd, The Rolling Stones, U2, Guns N' Roses and more.

In August, the Sun Bowl will again rock its rocky foundation with Def Leppard, Motley Crue and Alice Cooper.

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