Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins

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Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins
2015-04-02 14 50 46 Stagecoach station ruins at the Cold Springs Stagecoach Station, Nevada.JPG
Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins is located in Nevada
Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins
Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins is located in the United States
Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins
Nearest cityFrenchman, Nevada
Area9.9 acres (4.0 ha)
Built byKelley, J. G.[2][3]
ArchitectRoberts, Bolivar[2][3]
NRHP reference No.78001718[1]
Added to NRHPMay 16, 1978

Cold Springs Pony Express Station Ruins, in Churchill County, Nevada near Frenchman, are the ruins of a Pony Express station built in 1860 or 1861.[1][4] The ruins were listed as a 9.9-acre (4.0 ha) historic site on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

In May 1860 the station keeper was killed, the station burned and the stock driven off.[5]:72–73 Robert Haslam was the rider who discovered the body during what is credited to be the longest round trip ride of the Pony Express.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Reinfeld, Fred (1973). Pony Express. p. 89. ISBN 9780803257863. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Settle, Raymond W.; Settle, Mary Lund (1955). Saddles and Spurs:The Pony Express Saga. p. 99. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  4. ^ "Cold Spring Pony Express Station".
  5. ^ Corbett, Christopher (2004). Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express. ISBN 9780767906937. Retrieved February 8, 2021.

Coordinates: 39°23′25″N 117°51′16″W / 39.39025°N 117.85449°W / 39.39025; -117.85449