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Puebla in Municipality of Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Railroad Museum

 
 
The Railroad Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
1. The Railroad Museum Marker
Inscription.
Museo de Los Ferrocarriles
Antigua Estación del Ferrocarril Central Mexicano, erigida por el ex presidente Benito Juárez el 15 de Septiembre de 1869. En el año de 1988 se creó el museo que desde entonces se dedica al rescate, conservación, estudio y difusión del patrimonío ferroviario, desempeña diversas actividades culturales, recreatívas, académicas y educativas. Cuenta con un importante número de objetos de carácter histórico ferrocarrilero; piezas que no solo formaron parte del equipo rodante, sino de la vida cotidiana en oficinas, talleres y patios de la ya desaparecida empresa ferrocarrilera. Actualmente, el Museo adquirió el estatus de Centro Nacional para la Preservación del Patrimonío Cultural Ferrocarrilero.

Pie de dibujo: Fototeca Lorenzo Becerril, A.C.

English:
The Railroad Museum
The old Estación del Ferrocarril Central Mexicano (Mexican Central Railway Station) was inaugurated by former Mexican President Benito Juárez on September 15, 1869. The museum was established in 1988 with the aim of rescuing, conserving studying and promoting railway heritage; it also carries out cultuโal, recreational, academic and educational activities. It has an important number of objects with great historical value, which were not only part of the rolling stock, but of everyday
The Railroad Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
2. The Railroad Museum Marker
The marker is to the right of the original gateway to the train station, now normally locked.
life in offices, workshops and rail yards of the extinct railway company. Today, the Museum has acquired the status of Centro Nacional para la Preservación del Patrimonio Cultural Ferrocarrilero (National Center for the Conservation of Cultural Railway Heritage).

Caption: Fototeca Lorenzo Becerril, A.C.
 
Erected by Gobierno Municipal de Puebla.
 
Location. 19° 3.18′ N, 98° 12.225′ W. Marker is in Puebla, Puebla, in Municipality of Puebla. Marker is on Calle 11 Norte just south of Avenida 14 Poniente, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Puebla 72090, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Railroads of Mexico (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroads in the Mexican Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine 601 (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Railroad Network (within shouting distance of this marker); Nationalization of the Railroads of Mexico - 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); Steam Locomotive NM-601 (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Railroad Museum of Puebla 1869 train station image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
3. The Railroad Museum of Puebla 1869 train station
In this view of the eastern facade of the train station, it is possible to see some repair and stabilization work being done after the 2017 Puebla earthquake.
The Railway Stations of Puebla (within shouting distance of this marker); Mail Car NM 2555 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Puebla.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
A map of the grounds of the Mexican National Railroad Museum at Puebla image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, December 1, 2017
4. A map of the grounds of the Mexican National Railroad Museum at Puebla
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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