National Geographic : 1939 Oct
5) IN national Leograplic society $45,000 IN MEXICAN SILVER BARS REACH THE BORDER AT LAREDO, TEXAS From Real del Monte Mines at Pachuca, these bars were hauled across the International Bridge in an open cart, unguarded. But try running with one in each hand; they weigh 72 pounds apiece ! SADDLE MAKING ISSTILL ABRISK TRADE INALL RIO GRANDE COW TOWNS Here Fidel Cantu, Laredo's veteran saddler, puts his final touches on the future pride of some broncobuster. Every good cowboy boasts his own expensive saddle, bridle,and spurs, and often his own favorite pony.