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Zihuatanejo Railroad [Michoacan, Mexico] Photograph Album, 1936.
Bernath Mss 266
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Title:

Zihuatanejo Railroad [Michoacan, Mexico] Photograph Album, 1936

Creator/Contributor:

Garcia, Rafael.

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains clippings and 34 black and white photographs documenting the construction of the Zihuatanejo Railroad and showing views from along a section of the route from Tacambaro to Uruapan. Images include scenic and street views of Tacambaro; railroad officials and construction workers; irrigation canal construction; Lake Patzcuaro and islands: Isla Pacanda, including school and schoolchildren on the island, and Morelos monument on Isla Janitzio; plant nurseries in Uruapan; construction of the railroad; scenic views of Zirimicuaro; Tzararacua waterfalls. Photographs all have stamp on verso for photographer Rafael Garcia, Tacubaya D.F.

Date:

1936 (issued)

Subject:

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Railroads -- Mexico
Uruapan del Progreso (Mexico) -- Pictorial works
Tacámbaro (Mexico) -- Pictorial works
Pátzcuaro, Lake (Mexico) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2007.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Zihuatanejo Railroad [Michoacan, Mexico] Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 266. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.
Clippings (information artifacts).

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.