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 Language: Spanish
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Esperanza Station]

[Esperanza Station]

Date: August 1964
Creator: Monaghan, M.D.
Description: Esperanza Station on the Old Mexican Railway, formerly the "Queen's Own" in August 1964. Photographed from the rear-end of passenger train No. 51, eastbound, enroute from Mexico City to Veracruz. This 269-mile line is one of the great scenic routes in the Republic of Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Stalled train near Carneros]

[Stalled train near Carneros]

Date: January 7, 1961
Creator: Richardson, R.W.
Description: Stalled on the grade to Carneros --- Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's southbound freight headed by Engine No. 261, a Consolidation type 2-8-0, leased from the National Railways of Mexico, is over taken by a second freight, double-headed by Coahuila and Zacatecas' Engines Nos. 12 and 3, both Consolidation types. Then the mixed train arrives, headed by Coahuila and Zacatecas' Engine No. 11, also a Consolidation type. It pushed as well. Eventually these trains arrived at Carneros station which is the highest point on this narrow gauge railroad, elevation 6,873 feet. Carneros is located 25 miles south of Saltillo.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Train at Avalos station in Mexico]

[Train at Avalos station in Mexico]

Date: January 1, 1961
Creator: Richardson, R.W.
Description: Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad train No. 11, westbound, headed by a type 2-6-0 locomotive, at Avalos on January 1, 1961. This runs in a 3 foot narrow gauge railroad.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Autographed portrait of two musician sisters

Autographed portrait of two musician sisters

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two sisters in traditional dresses kneel behind a waist-high wall while holding their guitars in front of them. Autograph on photo: "Sinceramente Hermanas Gongoza"
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
["Autovias" train in Mexican mountains]

["Autovias" train in Mexican mountains]

Date: 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's "Autovias" train, consisting of fiat diesel cars coming out of one of the 73 tunnels which are located on the line between La Junta and El Fuerte, Mexico on the 281 mile portion of the route traversing the mountain region over the Continental Divide around 1968.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Aztec Eagle" departing from Mexico City]

["Aztec Eagle" departing from Mexico City]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: "The Aztec Eagle" train No. 1 northbound, modern streamlined passenger train of the National Railways of Mexico departing from Mexico City on the 802 mile run to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico located on the Rio Grande opposite Laredo, Texas. Circa 1960.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Bull fighter in a ring

Bull fighter in a ring

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A bull fighter stands before a bull ready to charge at him in the middle of an arena among hundreds of spectators.
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
Crowd of people in an arena

Crowd of people in an arena

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hundreds of people in an arena look behind them towards an unknown distraction.
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
[Empalme engine terminal]

[Empalme engine terminal]

Date: June 1922
Creator: unknown
Description: The Southern Pacific of Mexico's Empalme, Mexico shops and engine terminal, June 1922.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Four paneled poster of a musical band

Four paneled poster of a musical band

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Four panels depict a three man band of musicians in different activities. In the middle of the panels there is the title: "Los Excentricos (The Eccentrics) Agustin Isunza Cesar Sosa y Varelita 'Un disloque de carcajadas musicales.' " Panel Top Left: One musician plays a xylophone while the other two stand next to him, one holding an accordion and the other a guitar. Panel Top Right: The three musicians sit in a row with their hands clasped over their knees. Panel Bottom Left: The xylophone player looks towards the guitar player behind him while the accordion player kneels below the xylophone looking up. Panel Bottom Right: All three musicians stand in dramatic poses while playing their instruments.
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
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