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Jack Of The Pony Express, Or The Young Rider Of The Mountain Trails

by Frank V. Webster

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Published by IndyPublish.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11729595M
    ISBN 101414237952
    ISBN 109781414237954

    The Pony Express began operation on April 3, , and lasted just 18 months. The goal was to provide a mail route from St. Joseph to California. Averaging less than 10 days per run on the 2,mile route, traveling through the storms and heat of summer, and the snow and cold of winter, through American Indian lands, and rough terrain, the. Johnny was born in Kentucky and moved with his family to Missouri when he was 16 years old. Because he was an accomplished horseman, Alexander Majors asked him to ride for the Pony Express. Historians disagree on whether he was the first rider out of St. Joseph. After the Pony Express, Johnny enlisted in .

    PONY EXPRESS BY Frank C. McCarthy - Cowboy - Warriors - Indian Art Prints - $ Pony Express by Frank C. McCarthy ANNIVERSARY EDITION CANVASImage size: 30"w x 20"d Edition of: 75Signed by Artist The amazing announcement was made on Janu The Central Line railroad would fund what was essentially a magnificent publicity stunt: supplying mail to the desperate .   Buy a cheap copy of Riding the Pony Express book by Clyde Robert Bulla. Dick Park is the son of a Pony Express rider, Katy Kelly is the daughter of a way station master, and Little Bear is an Indian boy who lives nearby. How three Free shipping over $/5(3).

    The romance of the American West’s Pony Express has reached as far as Russia, as demonstrated by Valeriy Kagounkin’s painting of a rider. — Courtesy C.M. Russell Museum Benefit Auction, March , — Romancing the Pony “I have seen several artists clothe these riders in buckskins,” Skorupa says, “and usually the Pony Express. National Park Service, PO Box (1, mi) Santa Fe, New Mexico /5(3).


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Pony express riders have to be made of stern stuff and they have to keep on their routes in rain or shine, calm or storm; and often when it is torture to sit in the saddle on a galloping horse. "You'd better get your supper, Jack," advised Mrs. Watson. "No, I don't feel like eating," the lad objected.

"Yes, you'd better, son," said his father. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Jack of the Pony Express; Or, The Young Rider of the Mountain Trails by Webster - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. The Paperback of the Jack of the Pony Express; Or, The Young Rider of the Mountain Trails by Frank V.

Webster at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Pages: Get this from a library. Jack of the Pony Express: or, The young rider of the mountain trails. [Frank V Webster]. The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, to Octo between Missouri and California in the United States of America.

Operated by Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company, the Pony Express was a great financial Or The Young Rider Of The Mountain Trails book to the U.S. Frank V. Webster was a pseudonym controlled by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, the first book packager of books aimed at children.

This pseudonym was used on books for boys from the early s through the s. Many of these books are available at Project Gutenberg. Dick Park is the son of a Pony Express rider, Katy Kelly is the daughter of a way station master, and Little Bear is an Indian boy who lives nearby.

How three friends keep the mail moving is just part of this fast-moving tale about the great experiment in transcontinental communication.4/5. The book tells the true story of each of the first pony express riders and the harrowing routes they rode between St.

Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA. A very fast and interesting read, I would have finished this book in a single day if I hadn't selected it as a read-aloud book for my year old This book /5. Bob Chester's Grit by Webster Frank V.

at - the best online ebook storage. Cowboy Dave; or, The Round-Up at Rolling River (), Two Boys of the Battleship () and Jack of the Pony Express; or, The Young Rider of the Mountain Trails ().

Users who have this book/5(2). Jack o' Judgment, by Edgar Wallace (Gutenberg text and page images) Jack O'Doon (New York: H. Holt and Co., ), by Maria Beale (HTML and page images at ) Jack of All Trades, by Charles Reade (illustrated HTML at ) Jack of the Pony Express: or, The Young Rider of the Mountain Trails, by Frank V.

Webster (Gutenberg text). - Explore lovesredwoods's board "Pony Express", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pony express, Pony and Old west pins. Retired Pony Express rider, "Boston," tells about life as a Pony Express rider.

Read more: Johnny Fry – First Rider of the Pony Express. Pony Bob Haslam & the Longest Ride. Pony Express – Fasted Mail Across the West. Pony Express Stations Across the American West. Tales & Trails of the American West. About the Article: This article was excerpted from Glenn D.

Bradley’s book, The Story of the Pony Express, published by the A. Pony Express summary: Three men in the mids had an idea to open up a mail delivery system that reached from the Midwest all the way to California. The lack of speedy communication between the mid-west and the west was accentuated by the looming threat of a civil war.

Russell, Waddell and Majors designed a system that spanned a number of over one hundred stations, each approximately two.

They were the Pony Express riders, and you can relive their experience as you learn more about the Pony Express National Historic Trail. While no official company records of all the riders have ever been uncovered, this list has been compiled from various sources including newspaper accounts, secondary sources and family histories.

Buffalo Bill Cody was just 14 years old, so the story goes, when he made his world-famous ride for the Pony Express. Leaving Red Buttes on the North Platte River near present-day Casper, Wyo., he galloped 76 miles west to Three Crossings on the Sweetwater River.

His route took him along what we now call the Oregon/California/Mormon Trail. There was a station—at least a rough. Brief descriptions and personal reminiscences of riders (and purported riders) are provided by Driggs, who interviewed surviving pony men for his book, and in Lewin and Taylor's lively collection of biographical sketches, Kate Carter's Utah and the Pony Express, and Gilman's narrative of a road ranch/Pony Express station in Nebraska.

Johnny Fry () – Johnny Fry was the first “official” westbound rider of the Pony Express and Union soldier killed during the Civil War. Johnny Fry was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky to John Fry and Mary Fry in Evidently, something happened to Fry’s father, as, when he was 16 he moved with his mother and her new husband, Benjamin Wells to Rushville, Missouri around.

Pony Express, system of U.S. mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ). Although a financially disastrous brief enterprise, the Pony Express and.First a little history about the Pony Express, taken from Wikipedia: “The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, mail, even small packages from St.

Joseph, Missouri across the Great Plains, over the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada to Sacramento, California by horseback, using a series of relay stations/5(13).Other articles where Jack Keetley is discussed: Pony Express: Heroes on horseback: was also the forte of Jack Keetley, who once rode some miles ( km) in 31 hours without a significant stop and arrived at his final destination asleep in the saddle.