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["Autovias" train in Mexican mountains]

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.
Date: 1968
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's Depot at Conception del Oro]

Description: Relatively unchanged from an era of long ago, Coahuila and Zacatecas Railroad's train No. 2, northbound, headed by Engine No. 6, a Pacific type 4-6-2 coal-fired steam locomotive with a consist of four cars, is backing into the depot at Concepcion del Oro, in the state of Zacatecas. The train has reversed direction on the wye at this southern terminal in the days of the great copper mines owned and operated by the Mazapol Copper Company, Ltd. Soon it will depart on its run over the narrow gauge rails to the northern terminus of the line in Saltillo, capitol city of the state of Coahuila, Mexico in February 1948.
Date: 1948
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[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.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Blanton, Bert C.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

Description: The Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico engine terminal of the National Railroad of Mexico in March 1920. At this time Mallet (Articulated) type 2-6-6-2 steam locomotives frequently headed passenger trains on the Monterrey - Tampico Line. This was one of the earliest divisions on the National Railways where Mallet (Articulated) type locomotives went into service.
Date: March 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Esperanza Station]

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.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Monaghan, M.D.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Group Photo for the Film "Soy Charro de Levita"

Description: A group of seven women and two men are standing together in a large unknown room. One of the women is in a wedding dress, one of the men is in a suit and the rest are all in casual clothing. Behind them are several paintings and hanging plants. This picture was taken at the Clasa Studios, Mexico, during a rest from the film "Soy Charro de Levita," a classic comedy film from 1949. From left to right, the individuals are: Queta Lavat (with the wedding dress), Germán Valdés, Hiram Parks, Rosita Quintana, Harvest Queen, Brownsfield Owen, Vivian Oslo, Marie Butrkhalter, and Carmen Molina.
Date: 1949
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Interoceanic Railway of Mexico train crossing a gorge]

Description: Passenger train on the Interoceanic Railway of Mexico enroute between Mexico City and Veracruz in September 1920. This narrow gauge train, headed by a Consolidation type 2-8-0 steam locomotive with a diverse consist, carried a Broiler-buffet Sleeping car on the rear-end which provided meal service for Pullman passengers.
Date: September 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Large group sitting at a long table

Description: Five men and four women all in formal wear are sitting at a long table. It is covered with a white sheet and has various wine bottles on it including an ice bucket. A woman stands behind the lady sitting at the head of the table and a few feet from her is a man with sunglasses smoking a cigarette. They are all in an unknown room with wood flooring and other tables next to the the group is sitting in.
Date: February 1949
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre