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Rolling Down To Mexico
Description: A visit to Mexico via the Pan-American Highway.
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Clip #: TFA-321A
Length: 10:54
Year: 1944
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Central America
Country: Mexico
Subject: Tourists
Original: 16mm
1940s, Mexico, cars driving on Pan-American highway from Laredo, Texas to Mexico City, border crossing, man and women entering customs building and talking to officer seated at desk, car POV driving on Pan-American highway, Monterrey, Monterrey Cathedral, Cañon de la Huasteca, La Huasteca canyon, Sierra Madre Mountains, cliffs, ox cart, Tropic of Cancer, car making ascent to plateau 8,000 feet above sea level and driving through low hanging clouds, car crossing bridge over gorge and into Mexico City valley, Mexico City, street scenes, streetcar, modern and historic buildings, traffic, Paseo de la Reforma, Monument to Christopher Columbus, Monument to Cuauhtémoc, Angel of Independence, Monument to Independence, Chapultepec Park, Bosque de Chapultepec, Chapultepec Castle, Zócalo, Metropolitan Cathedral, Municipal Palace, Historic City Hall, Palacio del Ayuntamiento, National Palace, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Palace of Fine Arts, business section, Popocatépetl towering over city, car driving on mountain road, Puebla, car driving past General Zaragoza monument, car POV driving on Puebla street, market, visitors looking at blanket, Toluca, large market, vendors, visitors looking at handicrafts including blankets, serape, straw hats, male and female visitor exploring San Juan Teotihuacán, Temple of Quetzalcoatl, detailed carvings, Xochimilco floating gardens, male and female visitor taking boat trip and buying flowers from flower vendor, Taxco, male and female visitor exploring city on horseback and on feet, street scenes, pedestrians, Los Remedios aqueduct, Tepoztlán, Tenayuca, Guadalajara, street scene, car driving back towards United States via Pan-American Highway

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