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Title
"Pony Express Monument"
Date Created and/or Issued
1998, ca
Contributing Institution
Center for Sacramento History
Collection
Center for Sacramento History Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
View of the Pony Express monument commemorating the completion of the 1,966-mile distance between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento by 80 Pony Express riders on horseback in less than 10 days. In 1861, the completion of Western Union's Trans-continental Telegraph put the "Express" out of business.
Type
Image
Identifier
E60BF8C9-EDBF-444D-96FA-594508571186
2000/183/002
Subject
Sculptures
Wagons
Horses
Buildings

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