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Document for April 3rd:
"Frank E. Webner, pony express rider," ca. 1861


"Frank E. Webner, pony express rider," ca. 1861

"Frank E. Webner, pony express rider," ca. 1861 (ARC ID 513351); Historical Photograph File of the Bureau of Public Roads, 1896 - 1963; Records of the Bureau of Public Roads, 1892 - 1972; Record Group 30; National Archives.

The first ride of the Pony Express began on April 3, 1860. The service would end in October 1861, with the advent of the transcontinental telegraph.
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