Good News in History, April 14

On this day 160 years ago, the first Pony Express delivery arrived at its San Francisco destination eleven days after departing St. Joseph, Missouriā€”a delivery time that many said was impossibleā€”establishing a speedy transcontinental service for newspapers, mail, and small packages. The legendary service employed 120 riders, 184 relay stations, 400 horses, and several hundred [ā€¦]

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