San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
Second Class Railcar
El coche de segunda clase fue utilizado por la empresa norteamericana IRCA en el tren oriental, contaba con asientos tapizados, reclinables y mejor distribuidos, de tal forma que brindaban un viaje más confortable a los usuarios.
Un dato importante es que los asientos tienen un respaldo que puede cambiar de posición, lo que significa que el asiento cambia de dirección de acuerdo a la ruta que lleve el tren (ida o regreso). Su construción se remonta al primer cuarto del siglo XX.
Second Class Railcar
The second class car was used by the North American company IRCA (International Railways of Central America) on the eastern train. It had upholstered seats, that were reclining and better distributed than normal seats, providing a more comfortable trip for users.
An important fact is that the seats have a backrest that can change position, which means that the seat changes direction according to the route the train took (leaving or returning to San Salvador). Its construction dates back to the first quarter of the 20th
Erected by Museo del Ferrocarril de El Salvador.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 13° 42.106′ N, 89° 10.618′ W. Marker is in San Salvador. Marker can be reached from Avenida Peralta just west of Bulevar Venezuela, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the grounds of the El Salvador Train Museum (Museo del Tren de El Salvador). A small admission fee is required. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Salvador 01101, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Caboose (here, next to this marker); Maintenance and Personnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Steam Crane (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cuscatlán Car or Presidential Wagon (within shouting distance of this marker); El Niño Canillón (The Tall Boy) (within shouting distance of this marker); The 800s Locomotives (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dr. José Matías Delgado (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); El Rosario Church (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.