[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Description:

Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.

Creator(s): Blanton, Bert C.
Location(s): Mexico - Chihuahua - Chihuahua
Creation Date: June 1922
Partner(s):
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 111
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 1922
  • Digitized: August 15, 2007
Coverage:
Place
Mexico - Chihuahua - Chihuahua
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Porter Locomotive No. 4, type 0-6-4T heads an empty ore train, enroute from the smelter in Chihuahua City to the mines at Santa Eulalia, Mexico on the 30-inch gauge El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad in June 1922. On the mountain side in the background are steel towers supporting an aerial tramway, which had recently been completed for transporting ore from the mine to a reduction mill.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print, b&w : 8 in. x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): mines | El Potosi Industrial and Chihuahua Railroad
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Museum of the American Railroad
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 4-0079
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth28638
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public