Pony Express riders headed our way; expected next week


The sound of galloping horses is ringing out this week along the Pony Express Trail from Scramento, California, to St. Joseph, Missouri, as the National Pony Express Association reenacts the service which connected the United States prior to the completion of the transcontinental railroad.

The first rider with a mochila full of mail left Old Sacramento at 2 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday). The mail is scheduled to pass through Nevada, Utah and Wyoming before reaching the Nebraska stateline near Lyman at 2:30 p.m. mountain time one week later. If the schedule is kept, the mochila will reach the...

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