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Day Tripping: April 3

The Good, The Bad, and The Suffragettes

By William Henry Jackson — Illustration: William Henry Jackson, American artist. Text: Howard Roscoe Driggs. Scan: US Library of CongressPhoto image obtained/rendered by Gwillhickers. Restoration by Crisco 1492, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10111804

Good Guys

As the precursor to the overnight courier and rapid mail service, the Pony Express went into operation between St Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California in 1860. The route that stretched 1,900 miles had horseback riders galloping to and from 186 stations placed ten miles apart. Mail was delivered across the full…

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