Pony Riders in Kansas would stable their horse on the west side of the Missouri River if the ferry wasn’t available, and personally transport the mochila across by boat.
- Elwood / Wathena (1861—Atchison)
- Cottonwood Springs / Thompson’s Ranch (used in early months, then replaced by Troy)
- Troy / Smith’s Hotel (1861—Lancaster)
- Lewis / Cold Spring Rock / Cold Springs / Valley Home / Chain Pump / Syracuse
- Kinnekuk / Kennekuk / Kenneykirk
- Goteschall / Kickapoo / Whitehall / Plum Creek
- Log Chain / Lockman’s / Muddy Creek / Lochlane / Locknane
- (H) Seneca
- Ash Point / Hickory Point / Laramie Creek / Fogtown
- Gautard’s / Guittard / Gutard / Vermillion Creek
- (H) Marysville / Big Blue / Palmetto City
- Cottonwood / Hollenburg
(H) = Home Station (some of these changed over time, as needed)
Bold = Station Name on the original U.S. Senate Executive Document, 46th Congress, 3rd Session, I, No. 21 p.7-8 “Contract with Overland Mail Co” “Route 10773”
Italics = Station Name listed on the 2010 Map prepared by the National Pony Express Association and produced and printed by the National Parks Service to celebrate the Pony Express Sesquicentennial.