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[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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Birth certificate for Miguel Gomez]

Description: Birth certificate (Coahuila State, Mex) for Miguel Gomez, son of Mathilde Gomez, born December 31, 1904.
Date: December 31, 1904
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Coahuila.

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].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

División política del edo. de Coahuila.

Description: Map shows the early twentieth century political division of Coahuila, Mexico. No scale shown.
Date: 1938
Creator: Rodríguez González, José, 1880-
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Circulation Rental Service Card]

Description: Circulation rental service card for Fernando Martinez including brand of car, license plate number, type of car, model of car. The circulation rental service card is issued for a Ford 1936 Sedan.
Date: March 21, 1947
Partner: Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas

Carta general del Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza : formada por Disposición del Gobierno del mismo Estado.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century roads, railroads, towns, mineral resources, haciendas, and ranches in Coahuila de Zaragoza [Coahuila] in northern Mexico. Includes legend and illustrations. Insets: "Zaragoza," "Coahuila Coal Co., washer plant & coke ovens," and "Compañía Metalurgica de Torreón, S.A." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:500,000].
Date: 1905
Creator: Abbott, T. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Men Fishing

Description: Copy negative of six men standing in front of Lake Don Martin in Coahuila de Zarago, Mexico holding several fish. Three of the men hold a pole that supports the hanging fish. A boy standing behind them holds his arms in the air.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Fishing Road

Description: Copy negative of five men in boats floating in Lake Don Martin, Coahuila de Zarago, Mexico. One of the boats has "No. 1" painted on the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men Fishing

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. In each, a man stands alone in front of Lake Don Martin in Coahuila de Zarago, Mexico holding several fish. Both men wear hats, glasses, and long sleeve shirts. J. D. Moore is pictured in one photograph and Frank Middlebrook in the other.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Plan of the battle of Buena-Vista fought February 22nd and 23rd, 1847.

Description: Map shows troop locations, roads, and town of Buena Vista, Mexico. Includes "explanation of signs" and legend to troop location, troop type, and dates plus additional notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:12,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Linnard, T. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Villa in Coahuila]

Description: Photograph of Francisco "Pancho" Villa and an unidentified man sitting down smoking, under the shade of a tree. There are several other men and at least one young boy around them. The man on the right hand side of the photo stares directly into the camera; he is holding a rifle and sporting a bandoleer. A carriage is behind the tree that Villa is leaning up against. Accompanying information identifies the photo as being taken in Coahuila, Mexico in 1920 when Villa surrendered to then interim President of Mexico, Adolfo de la Huerta.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Aultman, Otis A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Alonso De León's Last Expedition into Texas in 1690]

Description: Map of Spanish explorer Alonso de León's last expedition into Texas, beginning from Coahuila, Mexico, and ending at an East Texas mission. The map includes major missions, rivers, and streams on the route. There is also an inset map in the lower-right corner titled "Descríptíon exerm del Lago de S. Bernardo y del de Todos Santos que nuevamente se halló en ano de 1960" (Description of Lake S. Bernardo and Lake Todos Santos which again were found in the year 1690). The inset map has lakes and canals identified as well as the route taken by de León marked by a red line.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Saltillo, Coah., Mexico.

Description: Map shows late late twentieth century streets in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. No scale shown.
Date: [1960..1980]
Creator: Coahuila (Mexico : State). Departmento de Turismo.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

La Babia Ranch Wall

Description: Image of the name of "La Babia" ranch painted on the outer stone wall of the ranch. La Babia was a 450,000 acre ranch located in Musquiz, Coahuila, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frank Reeves
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum