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Inauguração da Estação

Inauguration of the Station

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Belo Horizonte /  Inauguração da Estação   Belo Horizonte /  Inauguração da Estação


Commemorative plaque in the hall of the former station with portraits of (left) José Pires do Rio (1880-1950), minister of Transport, 1919-22 (Wikipedia), and (right) Epitácio da Silva Pessôa, president of Brazil 1919-22 (Wikipedia), with between them the entrance of a railway tunnel.


de outubro de
placa commemorativa da inauguração desta
estação, construida durante o governo do
exmo snr dr epitacio da silva pessôa, sendo ministro
da viação o exmo snr dr josé pires do rio e director
da central o exmo snr dr joaquim de assis ribeiro.
o commercio e a industria de bello horizonte, ao governo do brasil.

Commemorative plaque of the inauguration of this
station, built during the government of
his Excellency Dr. Epitacio da Silva Pessôa, being minister
of transport, his Excellency Dr. José Pires do Rio and director
of the Central, his Excellency Dr. Joaquim de Assis Ribeiro.
The commerce and the industry of Belo Horizonte to the government of Brazil.



Location (S 19°55'0" - W 43°56'0")

Item Code: brmg010; Photograph: 7 July 2017
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