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Elko in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Ruby Valley Pony Express Station

 
 
RUby Valley Pony Express Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dawn Bowen, June 16, 2007
1. RUby Valley Pony Express Station Marker
Inscription. (Reconstructed) The original location—60 miles south. April 1860 - October 1861.
 
Erected by Nevada State Park System, Nevada Historical Society. (Marker Number 108.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 40° 50.51′ N, 115° 45.17′ W. Marker is in Elko, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker is on Idaho Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1515 Idaho Street, Elko NV 89801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elko (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artzaina Zain (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elko County High School (approx. ¾ mile away); Pioneer Saloon and Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elko.
 
Also see . . .  New Amended Text for Marker. The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) recently updated the text of the roughly 260 state historical markers in Nevada. The Nevada SHPO placed the amended text of each individual marker on its website and will change the actual
Ruby Valley Pony Express Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Dawn Bowen, June 16, 2007
2. Ruby Valley Pony Express Station Marker
markers in the field as funding allows. Changes have been made to the marker to add the following text: "This small building was originally located 60 miles to the south, where it served the Pony Express from April 1860 to 1861. It was later moved to this location." The link will take you to the Nevada SHPO page for the marker with the amended text. (Submitted on November 12, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Additional keywords. Pony Express
 
Reconstructed Ruby Valley Pony Express Station Photo, Click for full size
By Dawn Bowen, June 16, 2007
3. Reconstructed Ruby Valley Pony Express Station
 
 
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