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Photographer: Engraving in Harper's Weekly
from painting by George M. Ottinger
Taken: November 2, 1867
Caption: Construction of the First Transcontinental Telegraph Line
Additional Description: Image depicts a Pony Express rider passing the erection of telegraph poles that would render Pony Express message relays obsolete.
Submitted: October 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p613521
File Size: 0.132 Megabytes
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