The Story of the Pony Express

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Glenn D. Bradley

Narrated By: Roger Melin

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: December 2016

Duration: 3 hours 6 minutes

Summary:

The Story of the Pony Express offers an in depth account behind the need for a mail route to connect the eastern U.S. with the rapidly populating west coast following the gold rush of California, the springing up of lumber camps, and all incidental needs arising from the settling of the western frontier. Here we learn of the inception of the Pony Express, its formation, successes, failures, facts, statistics, combined with many anecdotes and names of the people who were an integral part of this incredible entity which lasted but less than two years, yet was instrumental in the successful settlement of two thirds of the land mass comprising the expanding country. (Introduction by Roger Melin)

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  • Katlyn H

    I absolutely loved it! The narrator did a great job. I truly enjoyed listening to it.