The Butterfield Overland Mail Co. celerity wagon transferring mail to more comfortable local stages. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Oct. 23, 1858.
The Butterfield Overland Mail Co. celerity wagon transferring mail to more comfortable local stages. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Oct. 23, 1858. Courtesy image
The Butterfield Overland Mail Co. celerity wagon transferring mail to more comfortable local stages. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, Oct. 23, 1858. Courtesy image

Stagecoaches offered a fast but painful ride in the 1850s

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