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1. Approved--Horse & Rider for Pony Express Stamp [Intrepid, Courageous, and Brave--100 Fearless Riders] Approved--Horse & Rider for Pony Express Stamp [Intrepid, Courageous, and Brave--100 Fearless Riders] February 1960 Article commemorating the Pony Express and its centennial postage stamp, with illustration.

2. Ask the Marshall Ask the Marshall June 1, 2006 Brief item answering the question of whether Buffalo Bill Cody ever worked for the Pony Express. An assistant curator of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming tells the author that there...

3. Ben Holladay Ben Holladay Summer 1952 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Ben Holladay (1819-1887), a prominent Western freighter in Weston, Missouri. He was born in Kentucky and moved to Platte County, Missouri, in 1838,...

4. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2005 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

5. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate November 2001 Photos and article reviewing recent buildings and other projects of several prominent local "construction companies, architects, engineers and commercial real estate developers and agents" with information...

6. From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy Fall//1994 Article comparing the history of the Pony Express, started by Alexander Majors, to the history of the Sprint Corporation, started by C. L. Brown, with a photo of the Majors home now adjacent to a Sprint...

7. How Long Did It Take a Letter to be Delivered Via Pony Express? How Long Did It Take a Letter to be Delivered Via Pony Express? November/December 1009 "In 10 days, riders could deliver a letter the 1,966 miles from the base in St. Joseph, Missouri, to the terminus in Sacramento, California. The record was seven days, 17 hours."

8. Last Wagons to Santa Fe Last Wagons to Santa Fe November//1967 Map, illustrations, and article about the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell "transporting freight over the Santa Fe Trail between Kansas City and Santa Fe, co-founded by its leader,...

9. Many Lack Knowledge of 'Forgotten Communities' Many Lack Knowledge of 'Forgotten Communities' Winter 2009 Discussion of some forgotten communities in Wyandotte County, Kansas, like Braman Hills, Horanif, and Vance, as well as the Pony Express stopover at 74th Street and Riverview Avenue.

10. No Problem: Brewery Looks to Plastic to Expand Product Line No Problem: Brewery Looks to Plastic to Expand Product Line May 1, 2001 Photo (of founder Joe Effertz) and description of the Pony Express Brewing Company based in Olathe, Kansas, and marketing its beer in plastic bottles.

11. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson 1958 Copy of a painting of Fort Bridger by William H. Jackson.

12. Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home May-June//1984 Article describing the restored house that served as the firm responsible for the Pony Express--Russell, Majors & Waddell.

13. Pony Express Pony Express August-September, 1923 File contains an entire issue of "REO Speed" magazine devoted to the Pony Express.

14. Pony Express Rides Again Pony Express Rides Again June//1991 History of the Pony Express postal delivery system from Saint Joseph to Sacramento, ended by the "completion of the transcontinental telegraph on Oct. 24, 1861, with map and photos.

15. Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express February 2010 History of the Pony Express that celebrates its 150 birthday April 3. The mail first came across Missouri on the train from Hannibal to St. Joseph where riders waited at Pikes Peak Livery Stables to begin...

16. Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express May-June//1981 Article about the James Gang and Pony Express historical memorabilia in Saint Joseph, Missouri, at the Patee House Museum and the Pony Express Stables, with information about Frank and Jesse James, William...

17. Rock 'n' Roll Pony Express? Rock 'n' Roll Pony Express? March 2011 One-page article about the making of a documentary about the Pony Express celebrating its 150th anniversary by C. J. LongHammer. "At the height of its run--from April 1860 to October 1861--the Pony Express...

18. Suds in the Fountain City Suds in the Fountain City July, 2005 Article profiles several Kansas City area "microbreweries," including Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Missouri, Great Plains Brewing Company (formerly Pony Express) in Olathe, Free State Brewing...

19. The American Pony Express, en Route from the Missouri River to San Francisco The American Pony Express, en Route from the Missouri River to San Francisco October/12/1861 File containing a large illustration and short article about the Pony Express, its dangers from Indians, and the Russell, Majors & Waddell Freighting Company.

20. The Best Historical Landmark: The Amazing Miss Louisa The Best Historical Landmark: The Amazing Miss Louisa May 1979 In-depth article about the historical significance of the home at 83rd and State Line Roads, and its resident, Louisa Johnston, the great-granddaughter of Alexander Majors, "Kansas City's first millionaire"...