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Stagecoach on the Virginia Canyon Road, Yellowstone, 1905.

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from The life, times and adventures of Rambling Bob

STAGECOACH MARY: OLD WEST LEGEND

STAGECOACH MARY It had been my intention to make this chapter about one of the remarkable lawmen who served in the Cherokee Strip, under Judge Parker.  But I have decided to take a break and spin t…

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This is at the first pen. in Wyoming. The pen is cleaned up and now a place to see what the old west was like.

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Last trip of the famous Deadwood Coach. It was created in 1890 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer. The photograph illustrates Side view of horse-drawn stagecoach loaded with passengers.

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from Mental Floss

Meet 5 Pioneering Women

Mary Fields was born a slave on this date in 1832. She was a Black entrepreneur and stagecoach driver. Fields was a gun-totin' female in the American Wild West who was six feet tall, powerful, and she carried a pair of six-shooters and an eight or ten-gauge shotgun. Mary became a U.S. mail coach driver for the Cascade County region of central Montana in 1895. She and her mule, Moses, never missed a day, and it was in this aptitude that she became a legend in her own time, Stage Coach Mary!

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WELLS FARGO: 160th Anniversary: Wells Fargo History / 160th Anniversary: On March 18, 1852, in New York City, Henry Wells, William Fargo and others signed articles of association for a joint stock company to do a banking and express business in distant California. Rushing for gold and silver in the West, overland by pony and stagecoach, offering “Ocean-to-Ocean” service by 1888 Wells, Fargo & Co. grew with the nation and is part of American History.

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