Guatemala 1947 Reel 6 of 7

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:27
Film ID F16-0022
Film Description Reel 6 of 7
Unedited travelogue
Puerto Barrios to Guatemala City
Train along West Coast to Retalhuleu


1947: Guatemala/Puerto Barrios to Guatemala City, train to
Retalhuleu along West coast, July 4-6.

Locomotive and coaches and railroad from Puerto Barrios.[sights along trip; landscapes and people boarding train]
Thatched roof building.
Local people selling food to passengers, [several shots]
Motagua river:colored red.
Thatched roof shelter. [mws, landscapes]
Narrow gauge tracks as feeder lines.
United Fruit area. [village, 1 modern house and huts]
Pack animals.
Flowers and butterflies.
Public square.
Trunks, [mws of 2 trunks with legs, for sale]
Broken glass on top of wall.
Street scenes.
Train to Retalhuleu.
Log train.
Home along railroad
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Locomotive, Guatemala, Puerto Barrios, Guatemala City, United Fruit Company, Retalhuleu
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