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1. A Stage Ride To Colorado A Stage Ride To Colorado July 1867 Story of a stage ride across the plains on the Smoky Hill route, starting at Atchison, Kansas, on November 17, 1865, and arriving in Denver, Colorado, in 15 days on December 2, 1865. Gives a great deal...

2. A Summer on the Plains A Summer on the Plains February 1868 Author recounts a stage ride on the Smoky Hill route into Kansas and being with General Hancock, General Custer and General Sherman and the cavalry dealing with the Indians, especially the Cheyennes. Mentions...

3. 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,...

4. Benjamin Holladay Benjamin Holladay Information on Benjamin Holladay (1819-1887), a pioneer in Western transportation called "the Stage Coach King," born in Kentucky and starting in the riverboat and stagecoach businesses as a youth (with...

5. Denver and Rio Grande Railroad System Denver and Rio Grande Railroad System n.d. Map of the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. Inset shows from Kansas City to California. Also gives stage roads.

6. Denver or Die! The Bloody Saga of the Butterfield Overland Despatch Denver or Die! The Bloody Saga of the Butterfield Overland Despatch September 2008 Article about the short history of the Butterfield Overland Despatch Express, a passenger and freight stage that ran from Atchison, Kansas, to Denver, Colorado, not to be confused with the Butterfield...

7. First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail 1971 Descriptions of Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), an Independence medical doctor and pioneer Santa Fe trader becoming a Mexican citizen and early mail carrier.

8. First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail 1971 Descriptions of Harvey Vaile, a western freighter in Independence and an early mail carrier to Santa Fe and other parts of the West in the 1860s.

9. First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail 1971 Tells about the stagecoach lines that carried passengers and mail over the Santa Fe Trail from 1850 to 1879, until railroads took over their traffic.

10. First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail First Mail West: Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail 1971 References to the stagecoach mail line in the late 1850s and early 1860s.

11. From St. Louis to the Sea: On the Road with the Butterfield Overland Mail From St. Louis to the Sea: On the Road with the Butterfield Overland Mail December 2001 Photo, map, illustrations, and article about the Oxbow Route from Saint Louis, Missouri to San Francisco "through as much slave territory as possible" by the "Butterfield Overland Mail, a wildly ambitious...

12. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Item describing the stagecoach and mail delivery business ventures of Jared Sanderson and Patrick Murphy. The author notes that Sanderson established a stage line from Kansas City, Missouri to Fort Scott,...

13. History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri History of St. Charles, Montgomery and Warren Counties, Missouri 1969 One page about the history of the stagecoach line on Boon's Lick Road across Missouri, starting just after the road's opening in 1819 to 1823, first from Saint Charles to Old Franklin and then from Saint...

14. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Copy of a painting of Horace Greeley, the famous promoter of the West and creator of the saying, "Go west, young man!" traveling by stagecoach from Independence to California on the Santa Fe Trail in the...

15. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates //19?? Copy of a painting of a stagecoach carrying Horace Greeley "on the Santa Fe stage" from Independence to Santa Fe, in the early 1850s.

16. James Beatty Mahaffie Home James Beatty Mahaffie Home Spring 2004 Short article with photograph of the James Beatty Mahaffie home located at 1100 Kansas City Road in Olathe, Kansas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 29, 1977. The place...

17. Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus Mass Transportation, from Omnibus to Omnibus January/27/1962 Article providing history of public transportation in Kansas City, from the first omnibuses, or stagecoaches, to a later type of omnibus, the motor bus.

18. Mule Drawn Carriage Mule Drawn Carriage Circa 1920s-1930s Rear view of a dilapidated mule-drawn stagecoach, most likely part of a parade procession. Some spectators and a courthouse clock tower are seen in the background.

19. Old Stage Stop Gets a Boost Old Stage Stop Gets a Boost June 27, 2006 Article describes changes to the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm historic site underway in 2006. The site, located at 1100 Kansas City Road in Olathe, also will be prominently featured in a Kansas tourism...

20. Old-Fashioned Transportation Old-Fashioned Transportation December 26, 2004 Article features the Latham Coach Works, a business that builds stagecoaches designed to resemble those from the mid-1800s. The business is located in southern Moniteau County. The coaches are scattered...