RailPictures.Net Photo: 3051 NdeM Nacionales de Mexico Steam 4-8-4 at Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico by Don Crimmin
 
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NdeM Nacionales de Mexico (more..)
Steam 4-8-4 (more..)
NdeM Tula yard (more..)
Tula, Hidalgo, Mexico (more..)
August 10, 1966
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3051 (more..)
Unknown
Don Crimmin (more..)
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NdeM QR-1 class 4-8-4 3051 slowly backs past a track gang as she cuts herself into a diesel-powered northbound freight train at Tula. Tula was the helper station situated approximately 80 km north of Mexico City. By 1966 only the standard gauge 4-8-4s and narrow gauge 2-8-0s were still in regular service on the NdeM. The friendly section crew offered this gringo "kid" some of their lunch but he stupidly refused their generous offer. What I wouldn't give to have lunch with these men today with a 4-8-4 panting in the background!
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