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  • The Pony Express relay scene is from a poster that was purchased from the Weiners Lithography Company in London, England.
    Buffalo Bill Museum
    In his Wild West Show, Buffalo Bill romanticized the Pony Express, the horse-back delivered mail service that operated between April 1860 and October 1861. He also claimed to have been a rider for the Pony Express and that he completed the longest ride for the service. But, Buffalo Bill Museum Curator Jeremy Johnston says whether he actually rode for the Pony Express is up for debate.
  • Buffalo Bill Museum
    Sam Hanna is the Curatorial Assistant for the Buffalo Bill Museum. He says Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show toured for around 30 years between 1883 and 1913. The show visited all of the lower 48 states, besides Nevada, and it toured extensively abroad where Hanna says it left a lasting impression