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Pony Express

In 1860 from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California the Pony Express could deliver a letter faster than ever before. Today the Pony Express National Historic Trail celebrates this achievement on the 50th anniversary of the trails.  Read more…

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Pony Express Celebration Planned in Fallon, NV

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Find Your Trail: Event to celebrate 50th anniversary of National Trails System

See the Pony Express in action at Fort Churchill State Historic Park in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Oct. 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic River Act. The Bureau of Land Management, Carson City District, the National Pony Express … Continued

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Pony Express to ride at Fort Churchill as part of 50th National Trails System celebration

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. — See the Pony Express in action at Fort Churchill State Historic Park in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Oct. 2, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic River Act. You are invited to join the Bureau … Continued

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Pony Express medallion rides again Friday at Carson City’s Nevada State Museum

CARSON CITY — The Pony Express may have had a short life as a mail service in the mid-1800s, but its spirit has long resonated in Nevada. Most recently, Pony Bob Peak, which is named for Pony Express rider Robert “Pony Bob” Haslam, was so named by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names just last … Continued

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Traffic Jam “whoas” Pony Express, Nevada Re-RIders make up the time…

The riders averaged a time of around 12 seconds at each relay point, said Bell, which included two people removing the mochila from one horse, getting it placed on the second, and the rider re-saddling and taking off. By the time they reached Carson, they were 7 minutes ahead of schedule despite starting an hour … Continued

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Pony Express Arrives in Carson City Thursday June 21, 2018

The annual Pony Express Re-ride, a re-enactment of the original Pony Express Route that spanned nearly 2,000 miles passing through what are now seven western states, is returning to Carson City this Thursday…Continue reading…

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Ham radio operators host 24-hour field day starting Saturday

Sierra Intermountain Emergency Radio Association will hold its 24-hour American Radio Relay League field marathon from 10 a.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday at Minden-Tahoe Airport.https://www.recordcourier.com/news/local/ham-radio-operators-host-24-hour-field-day/#

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Pony Express riding through Thursday

The annual Pony Express reride is scheduled to arrive in Nevada’s oldest settlement around 4 p.m. Thursday. Read More …

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The Pony Express Rides Again!

It’s nearly 500 miles of uninhabited mountains and desert. But whatever it takes, these riders will get the mail across Nevada. Read More …