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[Saltillo Depot]

Description: Saltillo, Mexico passenger depot of the National Railways of Mexico, September 1920. This was a busy terminal on the Nuevo Laredo to Mexico City main line. Also for local trains operating to Monterrey, Piedras Negras, and Torreon.
Date: September 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Train at Saltillo Depot]

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.
Date: February 25, 1960
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Guide: The Art of the Cathedral, The Bicentennial of the Saltillo Cathedral, 1801-2001]

Description: Guidebook published in honor of the bicentennial anniversary of the Saltillo Cathedral in Saltillo, Mexico. There are several colorful pictures along with historical information in the book. There are two introductions at the beginning of the book by Raúl Vera López, who is the Bishop of the Saltillo Cathedral, and Javier Villarreal Lozano, who is the director. There is a separate letter typed in Spanish at the back of the book that was written by the Governor of the State of Coahuila.
Date: 2002
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Message from a Military Commander to Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Message from a military commander to Manuel de Iturbe explaining why he could not send troops to protect Texas; the commander also details information about the insurrection taking place. The document is badly stained and has pieces of tape covering all four edges of the paper.
Date: 1811-04~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Transcript of Extract from a Letter from Texas, March 7, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript of an extract of a letter from Texas describing Stephen F. Austin's arrest in Saltillo: including the reasons provided in the Order of Arrest, Austin's treatment since his arrest, federal approval of a state-maintained court system, and immediate outcomes from the federal repeal of the Law of April 6, 1830.
Date: March 7, 1834
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History