Chihuahua.

Chihuahua.

Date: 1884
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
[Rail Car crossing the Chinipas Bridge]

[Rail Car crossing the Chinipas Bridge]

Date: c. 1968
Creator: unknown
Description: Fiat Diesel rail car crossing the Chinipas Bridge on the Chihuahua - Pacific Railway enroute through the Sierra Tarahumara (Copper Canyon) region of Mexico around 1968.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Chihuahua - Pacific Railway train on Santa Barbara Bridge]

[Chihuahua - Pacific Railway train on Santa Barbara Bridge]

Date: c. 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's passenger train on the horse shoe curve of the Santa Barbara bridge in a region of mountain vastness in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico around 1963.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[Passenger train crossing the Chinipas Bridge]

[Passenger train crossing the Chinipas Bridge]

Date: c. 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Chihuahua - Pacific Railway's transcontinental passenger train crossing one of 28 major bridges on the line between Chihuahua City and San Blas in Mexico. This is the Chinipas bridge, which is the highest, located at Kilometer 748. The height is 334.7 feet and the length is 958 feet. Circa 1965.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
Postcard of a winding staircase in a lobby

Postcard of a winding staircase in a lobby

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a winding staircase leading a Jockey Club.
Contributing Partner: Rose Marine Theatre
[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

[Empty Ore Car in Mexico]

Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
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.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the American Railroad
[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

[China Town, Colonia Dublan, Mexico]

Date: [1916..1917]
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Description: Postcard of U.S. soldiers from the Punitive Expedition exploring China Town in Colonia Dublan, a Mormon colony in Mexico. General John J. Pershing established his headquarters at Colinia Dublan for the duration of the expedition. Groups of soldiers converse with one another as they stop at individual tents and huts. In the far distance, a wagon is traveling away from the town.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[General Villareal and Men]

[General Villareal and Men]

Date: February 1911
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of General Antonio I. Villareal and a group of his men. All of them, with the exception of one, are on horseback. Accompanying information also states that this photo was taken in February of 1911, before the attack on Ojinaga, Mexico.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Insurrecto Officers]

[Insurrecto Officers]

Date: 1911~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of the group of insurrecto officers who were involved in the initial sieges for Ojinaga, Mexico in 1911. Seated from left to right are: Colonel Lincon y Tena, General Toribio Ortega, General Jose de la Cruz Sanchez, and General Antonio I. Villareal. Braulio Hernandez, the Chihuahua Secretary of State, is standing behind General Toribio Ortega. To the right of Braulio Hernandez is Captain Alfred W. Lewis, a Canadian and prime example of the many foreigners who joined the Mexican Revolution. Additional information on Captain Lewis states that he was in charge of the insurrecto artillery at Ojinaga. He is said to have resigned after the fall of Juarez in May 1911.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
[Group of Insurrectos]

[Group of Insurrectos]

Date: [1910..1920]
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Description: Photograph of what appears to be hundreds of insurrectos on horseback gathered in front of several adobe structures. In the distance, many more insurrectos are seen making their way down to the group. The shadow of a train is seen on the right side of the photo. Accompanying information identifies the location to be El Sauz, Chihuahua. El Sauz is a small town on the outskirts of Chihuahua City in Mexico. It is further noted that the men are awaiting orders to enter Chihuahua City.
Contributing Partner: El Paso Public Library
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