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Credits below, keyed by symbols beside relevant photos



Forty Grains of Black Powder
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"...want a horse, to ride into those hills."

 Casa de Panadero   

Patio at Casa de Panadero  

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 Footbridge over the Río Sangría

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Trouble escaped with the stallion, El Rey.

La Nariz

 
Cave at La Nariz

o
Luis's bed.

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Legend of the Sierra Madre

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The mustangers rode into the mountains.


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Del Oro leaped the ravine.

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Apaches left him for dead.

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Los Pobres

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"I'll be home on Tuesday."
 
La Puerta del Sol plaza

  
Francisco's Place, looking north

 
Francisco and Ramón go into town.

©  
Mio was born on Ramón's birthday.

 o  
Francisco's hated wallpaper

*
Someone was stealing the chickens.

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La Puerta del Sol

o  
He began to sweat.



o    
Serafina's cocina

©
Mio was Ramón's amigo.


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A Lion Against the Wind

 *
The lantern clattered on the ground

 ©
Fernando exacted his revenge.

o  
María's santita was a poor weapon.

They did not know what to do next.

Too far to walk back

Strawberries were overripe.

At the General's Townhouse


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Bitter Victory

*
"The snake bit Teo!"

Ramón paused to look back.

Sereno fled.

It was a long way down.

Vera Cruz was under bombardment.

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Tierra Y Libertad

Shoot first or die.

DW
Federales abandoned the city
 
Ramón set out to rescue Anita.

  
Mérida street near the train station

 oo
They neared the city.

 Alvimann  
Domingo hurried to the hotel.


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The Horse Tamers

  
Los Nuestros, side arcade.

  
Los Nuestros front entrance

 
Los Nuestros upstairs arches

 
Martín, horse wrangler

 o
Anita's brocade draperies

  
Mano had saved one thing from the fire.

Alvimann
Marcelo regretted hitting Domingo.


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Tesoro

 
Las Flores

o
The alarm bell woke them.

 Alvimann
Tokee prepared a meal.



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PHOTO CREDITS

Starred photos courtesy Dawn M. Turner ( Everything In God's Time )
© Mio - Azzy Steiner owner, Lisa Cihlar photographer
Bulleted photos courtesy Clara Natoli
Alvimann (on Morguefile) is Alvaro Daniel González Lamarque
Double bulleted photo by Egidio Bacigalupi in Milano, Italy ( Egidio Bacigalupi )
Federales fleeing, courtesy Dennis Weidner  ( Mexican Revolution )
Rusted bucket - thanks to schick at Morguefile

I have been more than fortunate to have found photos that depict scenes that were
only in my head for many years. Gratitude and blessings to all who have provided their
unique skills for this project.

RLBH