Jes S Garc a

Jes S Garc a

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jes?'s Garc a Corona was a Mexican railroad engineer who was killed trying to keep a train loaded with dynamite from exploding near Nacozari de Garc a, Sonora, in 1907. As el h roe de Nacozari he is revered as a national hero and many streets, plazas, and schools across Mexico are named for him. Garc a was born in Hermosillo, Sonora. In 1898 his family moved to Nacozari, where his father worked as a blacksmith. Garc a, too, learned the trade, and at the age of 17 got a job with Moctezuma Copper Company, but due to his age, he was made a waterboy. He was promoted to switchman, then to brakeman, and finally to fireman. By the age of twenty he was machine engineer.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135698478
  • 9786135698473