The Story of the Post: From Camel Train to Pony Express

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The Story of the Post: From Camel Train to Pony Express. The 700 mile trip from Salt Lake City to Sacramento was a gruelling test for the early mail man. On one occasion their mules froze to death and they completed the last 200 miles on foot. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 593 (26 May 1973).

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