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Saddled horse

Pony Express horses and their riders were out of work when the faster telegraph came along

CREDIT: Fleischhauer, Carl, photographer. “Saddled Horse,” 1980. American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Call Number NC80-CF8-11.



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