Electric locomotive of the former Mexican Railway, the "Queen's Own" in the Paso del Macho yards around 1956. This railroad has operated under catenary from Paso del Macho to Esperanza since 1928. It is the only section of the National Railways of Mexico which is electrified. On this railroad you travel over one of the most spectacular rail routes on the North American continent. In the background looms the Cumbres de Maltrata range where a 4.5 per cent gradient must be traversed.
Two women in casual dress are standing in front of a tiled wall with a metal railing on top of it. In between them, on the wall, is a tiled sign that says: "Fue construida siendo gobernador del estado el Gral del Div. Raul Garate L. Presidente de la Junta de la Administracion Civil el Sr. Leonides Guerra Lo proyecto y contruyo el Arcto Enrique Leon de la Evsra 1948" Translation: "Was constructed while being governor. Raul Garate L. President of the Civil Administration, Mr. Leonides Guerra. Projected and built by architect Enrique Leon de Evsra 1948" This is the Kiosco in the main Plaza de Armas in Matamoros.