For Pike's Peak Ho!

Central Overland, California and Pike's Peak Express Co.
St. Joseph, Mo.: West Job Rooms [1860].

As this advertisement explains, the trip from western Missouri to Denver took more than six days by stagecoach in the 1860s. The advent of rail travel would greatly speed transcontinental travel in the late 19th century.

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Source:
VAULT broadside Graff 633
Date:
[1860]
Subjects:
Postal service Transportation
Places:
California Colorado Missouri
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