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The pony express goes through

an American saga told by its heroes

by Driggs, Howard R.

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Express service -- United States -- History,
  • Postal service -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHowrd R. Driggs...illus. in color and black and white by William H. Jackson.
    ContributionsJackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxvi, 208 p.
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264942M

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Pony Express, system of U.S. mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ).

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Free shipping over $ The Pony Express Goes Through: An American Saga Told by Its Heroes. Howard Roscoe Driggs. Frederick A. Stokes Company, - Express service - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What Mormon Mormon Battalion mountain Muggins mule mail Neece Nevada never night old trail Overland Stage ox-team passed Pete pioneer plains Pony Express.

The Pony Express Goes Through: An American Saga Told by its Heroes on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(3). A great early chapter book about a fictional boy and the Pony Express.

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The Pony Express was promoted heavily by Buffalo Bill Cody in his travelling Wild West Show. Ironically, Buffalo Bill never was a rider for the Pony Express. Cody is seen here in. Get this from a library.

The pony express goes through: an American saga told by its heroes. [Howard R The pony express goes through book William Henry Jackson] -- Merely to recite the factual side of the Pony Express is not to get the heart-throbs of the story.

This stirring bit of America's making can be. An American Saga told by its heroes. Driggs interviewed all the survivors of the famous pony express, and their descendants, and has told the story in this book. Good source material, but not particularly inspired in the telling.

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Utah and the Pony Express. Salt Lake City: Utah Printing Col, ed. Driggs, Howard R. The Pony Express Goes Through: An American Saga Told by Its Heroes. New York and Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., Egan, Howard R.

Pioneering the West Major Howard Egan's Diary. Author Angie Thomas delivers a powerful book called “The Hate U Give.” The book is about a black teenage girl named Starr Carter who lives in a poor neighborhood but goes to a suburban prep school.

Starr is torn between her two worlds and does not know. Buffalo Bill Cody was just 14 years old, so the story goes, when he made his world-famous ride for the Pony Express.

Leaving Red Buttes on the North Platte River near present-day Casper, Wyo., he galloped 76 miles west to Three Crossings on the Sweetwater River.

His route took him along what we now call the Oregon/California/Mormon Trail. There was a station—at least a rough. Jimmy Spoon and the Pony Express By: Kristiana Gregory Brian Bredemann Reading 8-McG Book Review 5/26/08 Through the rigorous and cliff-hanging adventures and funny and sad emotions that Jimmy Spoon, the main character, came across in this novel, I would recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure and historical fiction/5.

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The Pony Express. New York: Random House, Arrington, Leonard J. The Pony Express Goes Through: An American Saga Told by Its Heros. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, The Westerner's Brand Book 3 (March ):"The Pony Express Rides Again." Kansas Historical Quarterly XXV (Winter ).

In the era before electronic communication, the Pony Express was the thread that tied East to West. As a result of the Gold Rush, the Mormon exodus to Utah and the thousands who moved west on the Oregon Trail starting in the s, the need for a fast mail service beyond the Rocky Mountains became obvious.

Join the adventure through history, romance, and family legacy as the Daughters of the Mayflower continues with The Express Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse in along the Pony Express. Jackie’s unconventional livelihood as a station manager is threaten by /5(). Books about the Pony Express * Please note that not all books listed are still in print, but may be available at your local library.

Listed by last name of the author, then book title. * If you know of a book on the Pony Express that you don’t see listed, please send book information to [email protected] Adams, Samuel Hopkins.

The pony express goes through: an American saga told by its heroes by Driggs, Howard R. (Howard Roscoe), ; Jackson, William Henry,illPages: The idea is that Rance Hastings (Michael Moore), a prominent Californian, and several other interests stand to lose a great deal of money if the Pony Express goes through.

So he and his sister Evelyn (Rhonda Fleming) hope to sabotage it. Enter Buffalo Bill, who rescues them from a. "This rollicking account of the daring enterprise known as the Pony Express brings its era and its legendary characters to life." --San Francisco Chronicle "Sure to stand amongst the great popular histories of the West." --Tombstone Epitaph.

Illustrated with 50 photographs and images. Includes a map of the Pony Express route/5(9).Pony Express history is partly fact and largely legend. The publications listed below are a mustang-mix of both, despite the best intentions of their authors. Readers who prefer their history securely documented and controlled may be in for a rough ride, for hardly a statement ever written about the Pony Express has escaped challenge.The Pony Express Goes Through.

New York: Fredrick A. Stoke’s. Company, This book was about the Pony Express going through the Rocky Mountains and the desert. One reason the Rocky Mountains were one of the hardest places on the trail was the risk of buffalo stampedes. Thankfully no rider was lost to this danger.

Ellis, Jerry. Bareback.