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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412

 
 
Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
1. Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 Marker
Inscription.  

Locomotora Diesel Electrica F.U.S. 412
Llegó a México en 1939 como SCOP 7442-4. Trabajó en el Ferrocarril Tijuana Tecate, después en el Ferrocarril Sonora Baja California y en los años 50’s en F.U.S.

English translation:
Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412
This locomotive arrived to Mexico in 1939 as SCOP 7442-4. It operated on the Tijuana – Tecate Railroad and then on the Sonora - Baja California Railroad. In the 1950s it was with the FUS (Ferrocarriles Unidos de Sureste or United Southeastern Railroad).
 
Location. 20° 58.623′ N, 89° 36.741′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 43 just west of Calle 42, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located at the Museo de los Ferrocarriles de Yucatán A.C. (The Yucatán Railroad Museum). Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Steam Locomotive (here, next to this marker); Passenger Car 4285 (a few steps from this marker); Diesel Electric Locomotive S-BC 2201
Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
2. Diesel Electric Locomotive FUS 412 and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); José Rendón Peniche (within shouting distance of this marker); Passenger Car 1552 (within shouting distance of this marker); "La Plancha" and Railway Station (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Héctor Victoria Aguilar (about 90 meters away); The Old Rendón Peniche Sanitorium (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
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A nearby caboose at the Yucatán Railroad Museum image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2019
3. A nearby caboose at the Yucatán Railroad Museum
Cabús
Coche utilizado para la transportación de herramientas y personal de mantenimiento de via, de origen brasileño

English translation:
Caboose
Car used for transportation of tools and track maintenance personnel, of Brazilian origin
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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