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[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

[Stalled train near Carneros]

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.
Date: January 7, 1961
Creator: Richardson, R.W.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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

Four paneled poster of a musical band

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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Four paneled poster of actres Maria Teresa Barcelata

Description: Four panels depict actress Maria Teresa Barcelata in different poses. In the middle of the panels where is a cut-out of Maria wearing a strapless dress with her name in a box in the middle. Panel Top Left: Maria wears a floor-length strapless dress and beaded necklaces Panel Top Right: Maria leans against a wall with her right hand on her waist and the other holding on to a cord being dangled from an unknown location. She wears a floor-length strapless dress with geometric designs, and beaded necklaces around her neck. Panel Bottom Left: Maria sits on the ground while playing a guitar. Panel Bottom Right: Maria rests her chin on her hand while sitting on the ground in a floor-length dress. Autograph on photo: "Para Maria Sinceramente Maria T. Barcelata"
Date: unknown
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

["Melchor Ocampo" in Fraile]

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.
Date: February 23, 1960
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Photograph of group "Trio Los Mexicanos"

Description: Three brothers named Victor, Juan and Salvador pose as the group "Trio Los Mexicanos" "The Mexican Trio" Autograph in top left corner: "Con nuestro mas sincero cariño para nuestra linda amiguita Sra. "Maria". Un recuerdo. Victor Rocha Diaz Juan Rocha Diaz Salvador Rocha Diaz 12-2-51"
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Photograph of Women on River Boat]

Description: Photograph of Marie Burkhaler, Harvest Queen and Vivian Osio plus an unknown woman sitting on a river boat called "Maria" while other boats pass by them. The man in the background is Hiram Parks. The photograph was taken at Xochimilco Lake in Mexico City.
Date: February 1949
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Portrait of a singing duo

Description: Two men wear tuxedos and white shoes while holding their respective instruments: a guitar and a white cello with the words "Los Codos" [The Chatterboxes] written on the back in black letters. One of the men holds a white hat on his hand while the other wears it on his head. Autograph on photo: "9-9-1951. Con todo respecto de dedicamos este recuerdo a Marie. 'Los Codos' "
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre