Early-Day Transportation in West Texas. Ox drawn covered wagon, stage coach, pony express rider

Price: $14.95

Stock #: 823598
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
State: Texas (TX)
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Postmark: 1945 Oct-7
PM City: Tucumcari
PM State: NM
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Early-Day Transportation Oxen-drawn covered wagon, typical of hundreds used to cross dangerous Indian country and buffalo prairies to settle vir- gin ranges of West Texas. Note bull-wacker with guide rope and long whip. WEST TEXAS in West Texas! Pony express rider actually a thin paper, fast - message who raced at break-neck speed against time. Rider-stations were about 80 miles apart with two pony-change points en route. Buffalo Bill once made a two- station run and return, 320 miles, in 21% hours, exhausting 12 ponies. courier West Texas four-horse stage-coach, driver and guard. Frequent relays of horses made possible surprising speed over rough, highwaymen-in- fested trails. Passengers arrived dusty, bruised and weary. 3B-H1507 MC C. CO.3

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