Artists Journey Through Mexico's Abandoned Train Tracks In Homemade 'Spacecraft'

June 30, 2014 1:20 PM

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Artists Journey Through Mexico's Abandoned Train Tracks In Homemade 'Spacecraft'

The retro-futuristic spaceship, appearing both vintage and futuristic, is only part of the brothers' artistic adventure. They're using the uncanny vessel to explore the train tracks connecting Mexico City to the Atlantic Ocean -- tracks that have been abandoned for almost 20 years.

The railroad is the result of a partnership between British companies and the Mexican government, aimed to connect Mexico and Europe by way of the Atlantic Ocean. Yet as time went on the decision was deemed unprofitable and in 1995 the railway was privatized. As a result, the 9,000 kilometers (5,600...

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