Pony Express Station, Pioneer Village, Minden Nebraska

The unassuming building shown in this photo with the nicely costumed re-enactors was a station on the Pony Express mail delivery route across Indian Territory to California.

Color by Otto Done

The description on the back states:

ORIGINAL PONY EXPRESS STATION

From Cotton Seed Creek Near Bridgeport, Nebraska, moved 260 miles to the Harrold Warp Pioneer Village. Here can be seen 30,000 items in 22 buildings on 3 city blocks, showing man’s progress over the past 120 years.

132 Miles West of Lincoln, Nebr., on U. S. 6

 

— This card dates from the 1950s.

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