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2 edition of Via western express & stagecoach. found in the catalog.

Via western express & stagecoach.

Oscar Osburn Winther

Via western express & stagecoach.

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Express service -- California.,
  • Coaching -- California.,
  • California -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    A Bison book.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21936813M

    Sawyer and Risher Stagecoach in La Grange, The X33 service was the first time the company had strayed into the heartlands of ' Clydeside ' Another innovative new service is the X16 connecting Ayr with Hamilton and East Kilbride via Kilmarnock. Mail Line Advertisements, The cold, sober statistics, the involved facts and the long list of names and dates, and the analysis of economic trends connected with the transportation business -- subjects stressed in my Express and Stagecoach Days in California Standard University Press, -- have been reduced here to a minimum.

    Louis to San Francisco averaged less than the required twenty-five days, including eight days across Texas. The contract was awarded on July 2,to a well-financed group headed by John Butterfield of Utica, New York, who agreed to run a southern route through El Paso. Marshall in Both companies offered fast, frequent and affordable express services along the M8 motorway corridor between the two Scottish cities, a situation that continued until 13 September Courtesy of the City of La Grange.

    Between andWells Fargo stages were the target of robbery attempts, an average of about two a month across the system. Such a route was favored by Postmaster General Brown because it could provide year-round service as opposed to mid-continent and northern routes, which would be shut down in winter months due to heavy snows in the mountain passes. Some time after Charles D. One of the last of the great Texas stagers was C. Butterfield's route headed southwest from St. Not until then was she found to be female.


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The line was highly praised for its dependable service. Foss was a large, cheerful man, standing 6 feet 2 inches and weighing about pounds. And instead of a buckskin fringe coat, he wore a…round-about? And, lastly, I have sought to show the extent to which California was isolated from the rest of the nation and what was done in the pre-railroad age to improve communication and the handling of the mails between the Golden State and her sister.

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