Both Federal and revolutionary armies made good use of 9,000 miles of railroad tracks laid during the Diaz years. Trains were often used as weapons themselves, packed with explosives and sent off as rolling torpedoes to destroy enemy trains and positions.
"Antigua Industria" - "Old Industry" - -A 5 kilómetros de la frontera con Francia, se alzan las ruinas de la Real Fábrica de Armas y Municiones de Orbaizeta. Abandonada desde que el complejo cerrara sus puertas definitivamente a finales el siglo XIX, ya solo distinguimos los hornos y la canalización del río Legartza entre toda la vegetación que va ganando terreno. Un regalo para la vista. -5 kilometers from the border with France, the ruins of the Royal Factory of Arms and Munitions of…
1990 - Armenia.... this 106 year old Armenian woman holds an AK-47 she uses to protect herself and her home. i don't know if this was staged or for real, i don't know the real source of this photo but HOLY CRAP. granny is a badass. black and white political photojournalism. Europe 1990s
Castillo de la Real Fuerza, Old Havana, Cuba. It lies on the western side of the harbour and set back from the entrance, and bordering the Plaza de Armas. Originally built to defend against attacks by pirates. The fort is considered to be the oldest stone fort in the Americas, and was listed in 1982 as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: flickr.com/photos/lindagoodhue
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