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Pony Express, Wyoming




Right after leaving "Register Cliff" we saw this plague & had to read it "Pony Express". I did a bit of zooming in but you can not quite get all the wording so let me tell you want it does say: "Pony Express Station 1860 - 1861", "XP Centre Star Trail 1860 - 1861". I have always wonder what it would be like to run for the "Pony Express"? I guess at times very dangerous but think of all the excitement & curious moments too!!! Beth ( :

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EG CameraGirl said…
I remember reading a book or two as a kid about riding the Pony Express!
Billy Blue Eyes said…
Something for you to do, visit all the Express posts and get a photo
TexWisGirl said…
a neat marker and a pretty broody sky!
eileeninmd said…
Hello Beth, I think the working for Pony Express would be scary, exciting and lonely. Thanks for sharing the hisorical plague and the pretty scenery! Enjoy your day!
Betsy said…
would love to visit wyoming. wide open country.
This N That said…
The pony express was probably a very dangerous business. Very rough and tumble! Have a good day ,Beth
William Kendall said…
They weren't around for long, but they left quite a mark on the West!
Rose said…
I imagine it would be a rough life. Exciting, too.
Kay said…
I wonder how hard it must have been on the horses!
It must have been quite a life that is sure! xx
don said…
A fine shot of this notable historic marker. It must have been very exciting at times.
barbara l. hale said…
That is so interesting. I can't imagine what it would have been like to be a pony express rider. I imagine most of those guys were born with the dare-devil gene.
Michelle said…
I cannot imagine being a rider for the pony express. I am sure I would have fallen off the horse.
Jenn Jilks said…
You're so right. Such a different time of life!
Debbie said…
Interesting and a lil scary I think!!! A cool background sky!!!

You visit some cool places!?!
Jenn Jilks said…
It sure was a time of ponies that was romantic, wasn't it?
We're stopping delivery in Canada, with Community Postal Units being the norm. It's so sad...
Ida said…
Sometimes I think that the Pony Express would be faster then the Postal Service. - I agree it would have been interesting to have been a part of that time in history. What a great place to visit.
Anonymous said…
Hi Beth, Catching up on some posts this aft.
In college days, my boyfriend and I use to tease about the pony express. He drove a Mustang. Love the photo and the spooky sky! me
Such a neat monument to our history!

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