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The nearby Supporting Platform and Marker
Photographer: J. Makali Bruton
Taken: July 14, 2019
Caption: The nearby Supporting Platform and Marker
Additional Description: Plataforma Madrina
La plataforma madrina, era el nombre que se le daba a la plataforma donde se colocaba la pluma de las grúas usadas en la línea férrea. En este caso, es una plataforma de origen inglés que data de 1926 y fue usada por la compañía inglesa que administraba el ferrocarril de occidente. Por su naturaleza, ha permanecido por décadas adjunta a la grúa de vapor.

English translation:
Supporting Platform
This was known as a “supporting platform”, the name given to the platform where the boom of the cranes used on the railway line was placed. In this case, it is a platform of English origin dating from 1926 and was used by the English company that administered the western railway. By its nature, it has remained nearby to the steam crane for decades.
Submitted: August 21, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p488847
File Size: 4.374 Megabytes

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