Governor of Baja California, then referred to as the Northern District of Baja California, Esteban Cantu served from 1915 to 1920. During his tenure as governor, he initiated major public works projects including roads, government buildings, and schools. One of those projects was the construction of a national road from Mexicali through Tijuana to Ensenada.
Official photograph album documenting his trip to celebrate construction of a national road from Mexicali to Ensenada, circa 1915-1920. The cover title is "Distrito Norte de la Baja California Al Sr. Lic. Manuel Aguirre Berlanga subsecretario de Estado y encargado del Despacho del Interior."