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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1999 Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

3. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

4. 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.

5. Artwork by W. Herbert Dunton Artwork by W. Herbert Dunton 1923 One of three lunettes for murals done in the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City by artist W. Herbert Dunton in 1923. Entitled: "Pony Express Leaving St. Joseph, 1861." Listed on photograph as No....

6. 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...

7. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

8. Birthplace of the Pony Express Birthplace of the Pony Express Full frontal and side view of building where Pony Express began; located in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

9. Brief History of the Pony Express: How It Originated and the Purpose It Served during Its Brief Existence Brief History of the Pony Express: How It Originated and the Purpose It Served during Its Brief Existence April/2/1913 File contains an article about the Pony Express's origins and overland communication purposes.

10. Deaths: Walter E. Smith Deaths: Walter E. Smith August/4/1970 Obituary for Walter Smith, "75, of 7200 South Benton, a great-grandson of one of the founders of the Pony Express, William Bradford Waddell," or William Waddell. Smith a native of Lexington, Missouri coming...

11. 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...

12. 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."

13. Index: Pony Express Courier, June 1934 to May 1944 and The Pony Express, June 1944 to May 1954 Index: Pony Express Courier, June 1934 to May 1944 and The Pony Express, June 1944 to May 1954 1955 Index for two magazines dealing with the Pony Express.

14. Major George G. Asbury Major George G. Asbury 1912 Caption on postcard reads: Major George G. Asbury, rider of last relay reproduction of Pony Express, Santa Fe Trail and Battle Westport Re-union and Carnival. An old Plainsman, Star Mail Router and Scout....

15. Map of the Pony Express Trail Map of the Pony Express Trail 1935 Blue map (with white lettering) of the Pony Express Trail, including a list of Pony Express riders as well as some historical sketches.

16. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. 1935 Bound, fold-out map of the Pony Express trail in 1860, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, with illustrations.

17. Map of Western Pony Express Trails from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco and Oregon, Washington, Map of Western Pony Express Trails from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco and Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Nevada 1960 Map includes a list of riders and the stations of the Pony Express and Butterfield's Overland Mail Route, 1858-1861. Also includes photos of Isaac Mossman; William F. Cody; "Pony Bob" Haslam; and Heinie...

18. 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.

19. Overland Trails Overland Trails 2005 Map depicts overland commerce and emigrant trails west of the Mississippi River. Includes Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, Lewis & Clark, Pony Express, Santa Fe, Old Spanish, Juan Bautista de Anza,...

20. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Man atop horse on the Sweetwater section of his route.