This will be the last in my series of articles about the Pony Express stations in western Nevada. When Pony Bob Haslam made the longest ride in Pony Express history, he rode the route from Friday’s Station at Lake Tahoe to Smith Creek Station almost halfway across the state of Nevada. My articles have described many of the conditions and dangers of operating a horse-mounted mail service through rough Indian territory during a time when little protection was available.
Pony Express Stations, Part 14: Smith Creek Station
News From: NPEA Nevada Division