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["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
[Train between Mexico City and Guadalajara]

[Train between Mexico City and Guadalajara]

Date: c. 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: National Railway's train No. 9 westbound on the day-long run from Mexico City to Guadalajara, Mexico around 1955.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["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
[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
[Private Rail car at Jalapa, Mexico]

[Private Rail car at Jalapa, Mexico]

Date: August 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: Division Superintendent's private car at Jalapa, Mexico,on the National railways of Mexico's line extending from Veracruz to Mexico City. August 1964. This was formerly the Old Interoceanic Railway, a 3-foot gauge railroad, which was converted to standard gauge in 1948.
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
[Train at Saltillo Depot]

[Train at Saltillo Depot]

Date: February 25, 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Engine No. 2, a Consolidation type 2-8-0 locomotive, with its slope-back tender, stands on the turntable at Saltillo, Mexico on February 25, 1960. In the yesteryears this was a road engine used in dual service, heading a passenger train or a freight which usually consisted of ore cars.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
["Melchor Ocampo" in Fraile]

["Melchor Ocampo" in Fraile]

Date: February 23, 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: A combine second and first class coach, No. 7 named "Melchor Ocampo" is the rear-end car on the Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's passenger train which has made a station stop at the small town of Fraile on February 23, 1960. Along these narrow gauge rails in the early 1920s bandits frequently staged holdups of trains carrying payrolls in gold and silver to the mines at Concepcion del Oro.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Train at Concepcion del Oro]

[Train at Concepcion del Oro]

Date: February 23, 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Engine No. 7 has taken a long drink an a summer afternoon at the water tank located in the yards at Concepcion del Oro, preparing to head an ore consist. This was a mining town for many years where ore trains departed on frequent schedules for the Mazapil Smelter at saltillo, Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
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