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Pete Taylor

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2010, 11:19:16 PM »
There may have been more than one "Calera". Mark's original inquiry was about a Veracruz district office and was supported by Schimmer. Amado's notation is about a village in Zacatecas. Probably both exist.

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2010, 08:46:52 PM »
CALERA is a railroad station of the line MEXICO-CITY to JUAREZ, CHIH. Located very near to the City of ZACATECAS, besides the station is a very small community, if you have a good map of Mexico you can locate easilly Calera.  As a matter of fact Calera means a place in which LIME is processed, the word CAL means LIME.
When the railroad line had passengers service, I recall to had pass by CALERA several times. Armando Rubio

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2010, 05:38:45 PM »
Actually drinking beer does help, it makes you THINK you are more intelligent!

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2010, 09:28:12 AM »
You're right, I had forgotten Negra Modelo.............

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2010, 12:42:23 AM »
Nevertheless, Negra Modela does give one an air of Manly Essence and sophistication as long as you don't say something to blow your image. 
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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2010, 10:18:28 PM »
Nor is standing around with a beer in your hand - I know, I've tried that too.....

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2010, 04:27:07 PM »
Have no fear Pete, answering a question isn't going to make you look intelligent anyway.  ;D
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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2010, 03:10:15 PM »
Finally, I've been actually able to answer a question....instead of just standing around with a beer in my hand trying to look intelligent.

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2010, 01:35:23 PM »
Pete,
I believe you have solved my question.  It should be Galera, not Calera and it is the same as Coapilla.  Thanks!!
Marc

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Re: Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2010, 01:05:33 AM »
Shimmer's index refers to Coapilla as also known as Galera C.

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Where is Calera, near Coapilla?
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2010, 06:33:27 PM »
In the April 2003 Mexicana p.87 Heath shows a Type V Provisional 1867 SN with a manuscript cancel "Franco Coapilla", and accoreding to the author it is datelined Calera.  Below is the dateline, which looks like Galera, can anyone tell me where it is?  I assume it must be near Coapilla as that is the franking.  Thanks.  Marc