El Oro de Hidalgo, Mexico State, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
Inauguration of the Railroad in El Oro
Reconociendo nuestra historia / Recognizing our history
El Oro, México – Pueblo Mágico
noviembre 23, 2013
On December 24, 1894, President Porfirio Díaz signed the decree for the construction of a railway line departing from Tultenango. It would pass through El Oro and finish in Angangueo; this communication route, apart from moving cargo, offered transport for passengers to Tulancingo, Michoacán and Mexico City. It was inaugurated on December 5, 1899 by President Díaz and General José Vicente Villada.
El Oro, Mexico – Pueblo Mágico
November 23, 2013
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is November 23, 2013.
Location. 19° 48.089′ N, 100° 7.957′ W. Marker is in El Oro de Hidalgo, Estado de Mexico (Mexico State). Marker is on Avenida Ferrocarril just west of Lic. Benito Juárez, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Oro de Hidalgo MEX 50600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Oro Historical Monuments Area (here, next to this marker); Old Railway Station (here, next to this marker); El Oro Mining and Railway (a few steps from this marker); Authorization of the Railroad in El Oro (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Old Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Activity in El Oro (within shouting distance of this marker); Murphy's Bullring (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); El Oro Club (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Oro de Hidalgo.
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