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The Overland Stage

A History and Guidebook

by John M. Townley

  • 127 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Great Basin Studies Center .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical Atlases,
  • U.S. History - Westward Expansion,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11406751M
    ISBN 100913381128
    ISBN 109780913381120
    OCLC/WorldCa31894198

    Directed by William Witney. With William Bendix, Doug McClure, Monica Lewis, Harold J. Stone. Acting on information provided by a sleazy newspaper reporter, blind Anne Michaels travels on the Overland Stage to find her son whom she had lost track of years before. Along the way, an outlaw gang tries unsuccessfully to rob the stage and Flip is forced to gun down one of the attackers. Before the close of the year , the long, tedious ride by stage overland between the ends of each railroad was shortened from seventeen to ten days. It was during the year , however, eighteen months after work had begun on the Central Pacific at Sacramento, before the first rail had been put down on the east end of the Union Pacific at.


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The Overland Stage to California: Personal Reminiscences and Authentic History of the Great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express From the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean (Classic Reprint) Paperback – Novem /5(2). ‎ Chased by bandits, stagecoach passengers race for their lives Eleanor Gates is a long way from Baltimore.

Love for a cavalry lieutenant has lured her across the western plains, to an outpost so remote that it can only be reached by overland stage. Accompanying her on this dusty, un. "The Overland Stage to California" is an entertaining medley of personal reminiscences, border tales, and historical narrative illustrated by hand drawn pictures that ornament the text.

The book is the result of great labor and of painstaking effort to get s: 3. The Overland Stage to California book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. The Overland Stage to California: Personal Reminiscences and Authentic History of the Great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express from the Missouri River to Reviews: 1.

Route for the Overland Stage Book Description: The exploration of the Great Basin by army topographical engineer James Simpson opened up one of the West's most important transportation and communication corridors, a vital link between the Pacific Coast and the rest of the nation.

The Overland Stage line had become the target of raids by the Dog Soldiers, a confederacy of Cheyenne, Arapaho and Lakota, that sought to regain the land stolen from the Indians by the new government of Colorado Territory.

A bitter cold winter added to the danger of the continued assaults on wagon trains, stage stations and s: summary The exploration of the Great Basin by army topographical engineer James Simpson opened up one of the West's most important transportation and communication corridors, a vital link between the Pacific Coast and the rest of the nation.

Learn about the amazing feat of the Butterfield Overland Mail Stage. The stage operations, which began in between St. Louis and San Francisco, revolutionized mail and passenger service. Traveling 24 hours a day, the 2,mile trip took an unheard-of 25 days.

The stage line forever The Overland Stage book travel and mail transportation. The Overland Trail (also known as the Overland Stage Line) was a stagecoach and wagon trail in the American West during the 19th portions of the The Overland Stage book had been used by explorers and trappers since the s, the Overland Trail was most heavily used in the s as a route alternative to the Oregon, California, and Mormon trails through central Wyoming.

The exploration of the Great Basin by army topographical engineer James Simpson opened up one of the West's most important transportation and communication corridors, a vital link between the Pacific Coast and the rest of the nation.

It became the route of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail and Stage, the line of the Pacific telegraph, a major wagon road for freighters and.

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The overland stage to California Item Preview remove-circle. The Overland Stage - Wells Fargo Bank Pamphlet by anonymous (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Pamphlet "Please retry" $ — $ Pamphlet $ 2 Used Author: anonymous.

It became the route of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail and Stage, the line of the Pacific telegraph, a major wagon road for freighters and emigrants, and, later, the first transcontinental auto road, the Lincoln Highway, now Highway No one has accurately tracked.

Twain begins his journey in St. Joseph, Missouri, the starting point for the overland route to Sacramento, California. Twain and his brother Orion discover that passengers are limited to only 25 ponds of baggage. After shedding much of their luggage, the intrepid travelers are on their way across the plains of Kansas.

"Overland to California: " Mark Twain's Travel by Coach Along the Overland Trail. Mark Twain rode the Overland Stage from St. Joseph, Missouri to California inthe year Mark Twain's brother, Orion Clemens, was named Secretary of Nevada Territory. Twain joined his brother for the trip west.

This is the classic firsthand account by Waterman L. Ormsby, a reporter who in crossed the western states as the sole through passenger of the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on its first trip from St.

Louis to San Francisco/5(16). Chased by bandits, stagecoach passengers race for their livesEleanor Gates is a long way from Baltimore. Love for a cavalry lieutenant has lured her across the western plains, to an outpost so remote that it can only be reached by overland stage.

Accompanying her on this dusty. For a town which had been surveyed only a few months earlier, Tipton, Missouri, began life with a creditable little bang on October 9, That was the day the first Overland Mail stage arrived, twenty-three days and four hours out of San Francisco—a day that marked the beginning of regular mail service across the continent.

He was encouraged years later to write out his reminiscences and put them into book form. This he did inand his book, The Overland Stage to California remains one of the best histories on stagecoaching in the west.

Send comments, suggestions or inquiries: Overland Trail [Overland Trail | Links] Created and maintained by Elizabeth Larson. The Overland Trail, also known as the Overland Stage Line, was a stagecoach and wagon road in the American ns of the route had been used by explorers and trappers since the s, especially along what would later become the California, Oregon, and Mormon Overland Trail Mail route was established by Ben Holladay, inwhich closely followed the Pony Express Trail.

The most profitable contracts to be had by the stage lines were U.S. Mail contracts, which were hotly contested for. Though the Pony Express is often credited with being the first fast mail service from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast, the Overland Mail Company actually began a twice-weekly mail service in September Each service crossed more than 2, miles from San Francisco.

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Route for the Overland Stage: James H. Simpson's Trail Across the Great Basin Paperback – April 1, by Jesse G. Petersen (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all formats and editionsReviews: 1. To get control of the stage line, Kent has started a feud between the approaching railroad and the stage company.

To help out, Fuzzy sends for his friend Tom Cameron, the Lone Rider. But Kent has installed a secret compartment on the stage where his man can hide and he soon has both Tom and Fuzzy wanted for murder/10(1). Greeley published his detailed observations in his book "An Overland Journey from New York to San Francisco".

In October the English explorer Richard Burton traveled the entire route at a time when the Pony Express was operating. Welcome to Overland. From humble beginnings in Taos, NM, nearly 50 years ago to America's most trusted source for quality sheepskin, leather and fabric outerwear and accessories, Overland's small family shop atmosphere has remained the backbone of our business--a passion for quality matched with exceptional service.

Although the use of stagecoaches and stage (celerity) wagons used by the Overland Mail Company has been basically covered in my book The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona,this comprehensive report is prepared as an aid to historians. The Overland Stage is a American Western film directed by Albert S.

Rogell and written by Marion film stars Ken Maynard, Kathleen Collins, Tom Santschi, Sheldon Lewis, Dot Farley and Florence film was released on Januby First National Pictures. Cast. Ken Maynard as Jack Jessup; Kathleen Collins as Barbara Marshall; Tom Santschi as Hawk Lespard.

It became the route of the Pony Express and the Overland Mail and Stage, the line of the Pacific telegraph, a major wagon road for freighters and emigrants, and, later, the first transcontinental auto road, the Lincoln Highway, now Highway No one has accurately tracked or mapped Simpson's original route, until now.

InGeorge Plumb, a young military officer had a harrowing journey on the Overland Stage. On July 7,he was a participant in an all day's engagement with the Ute Indians in South Pass, in which several soldiers were killed and several wounded. Overland Memories – Article in the Reno Evening Gazette, Febru The closing days of the great Overland Stage line, inaugurated by Ben Holladay, were in many respects, the most prosperous and interesting in its line was purchased from him by Wells, Fargo & Co.

in under the impression that it was, on account of the mail subsidy, a paying concern. The overland stage to California. Personal reminiscences and authentic history of the great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. by Frank A.

Root. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read. Butterfield Overland Mail (officially the Overland Mail Company) was a stagecoach service in the United States operating from to It carried passengers and U.S. Mail from two eastern termini, Memphis, Tennessee, and St.

Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco, routes from each eastern terminus met at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and then continued through Indian Territory (), Texas.

At nineteen, Starr Fowler had no greater love than driving for the Great Overland Stage. The drum of the six horses' hooves on hard road was his lifeblood and his religion all rolled into one, rolling westward, converting the hostile frontier into a land of promise/5(11).

Shop and Buy On The Overland Stage To El Paso sheet music. concert band sheet music book by David Holsinger (): TRN Music Publisher at Sheet Music Plus.

(5). Overland mail on southern route to San Francisco. Arrival of first overland stage-coach in San Francisco. A stage-coach and six-horse team, (tail-piece).

Overland Stage Raiders represents John Wayne's second appearance in Republic's Three Mesquiteers series, but never mind that. The film's leading lady was former silent star and future cult- figure Louise Brooks, the hauntingly beautiful leading lady of G.W.

Pabst's Diary of a Lost Girl and Pandora's Box, here making her last film appearance. The name of the enterprise, however, was changed by Holladay to the "Overland Stage Line." General Hughes was continued as the general counsel for the newly organized company, and served in this capacity until the line had been purchased, in the later '60's, by Wells, Fargo & Co.

One of the best-known desperados the West ever produced was Joseph (Jack) A. Slade, agent of the Overland Stage Line on the mountain division, aboutand in charge of large responsibilities in a strip of country more than in extent, which possessed all the ingredients for trouble in plenty.

Slade lived, in the heyday of his career, just about the time when men from the East were. Directed by Sidney Salkow. With William Bendix, Doug McClure, Walter Coy, Werner Klemperer. Kelly and Flip go undercover as notorious bandits to penetrate Montana outlaw gang who had been robbing Overland Stage conveyances and stealing gold shipments.

The Virginia City vigilante committee suspects that the brains behind the robberies is a well-respected businessman and the evidence .The Overland Stage was developed parallel to the Pony Express Route, which had also begun operating in While the two shared some stations, the stage line constructed additional facilities between Pony Express stations because its heavier stages required more frequent changes in horses.Bendix portrayed Frederick Thomas "Fred" Kelly, fictitious superintendent of the Overland Stage Company.

McClure appeared as Frank "Flip" Flippen, Bendix's young associate. Overland Trail aired opposite Lassie and Dennis the Menace on CBS and Walt Disney Presents and Maverick on ABC.