Both Federal and revolutionary armies made good use of 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.
Photo shows General Francisco "Pancho" Villa with Raul Madero (d. brother of Francisco Ignacio Madero during the Mexican Revolution Francisco Madero was president of Mexico and a distant relative of mine - my grandfather's cousin I think.
Historiadora asegura que EU ordenó asesinato de Madero
Francisco I. Madero fue asesinado la noche del 22 de febrero de 1913 en el The Ten Tragic Days ("La Decena Trágica") was a series of events that took place in Mexico City between February 9 and February 19, 1913, during the Mexican Revolution. This lead up to a coup d'état and the assassination of President Francisco I. Madero and his Vice President, José María Pino Suárez.