National Geographic : 1934 Dec
Photograph by Hugo Brehme LIKE A PREHISTORIC MONSTER, THE AQUEDUCT CRAWLS ON A THOUSAND LEGS TO QUERETARO There, in 1867, Maximilian faced a firing squad. Escutcheons dating from colonial days mark many doors ofthe city, famous fordelicious fruits and berries. Water carriers fill their pottery jars at a central fountain fed by this many-bridged conduit, construction of which wascompleted inthe18th century. Astatue has been raised to the Marques de la Villa del Villar del Aguila, who contributed thousands of dollars to the undertaking.