Meet Guillermo Garza Galindo, one of the great railroad artists of México
and the world. "Memo," which is the nickname his friends have given to
Guillermo, has an extraordinary career. As painter and as railfan, Memo
started young, supported by his father who was also a railfan.
Here in his house, in México, D.F., in January 1999, he posses with three of his
works. One of the pictures is of the famous narrow-gauge
articulated HR-01-class 2-6+6-2, built by Alco at Schenectady between 1928 and
1936, which served both the Ferrocarril Nacional Mexicano and the
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