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Big Springs in Deuel County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

South Platte Station

 
 
South Platte Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 12, 2011
1. South Platte Station Marker
Inscription. [Pony Express medallion on top] 1860-61 South Platte Station 1.5 mi. directly south Erected to the intrepid riders and operators 1932 by Deuel Co.
 
Erected 1932 by Deuel County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 41° 2.722′ N, 102° 8.911′ W. Marker is in Big Springs, Nebraska, in Deuel County. Marker is on State Highway 138. Touch for map. This marker is on Highway 138 approximately 4 miles west of Big Springs. Marker is in this post office area: Big Springs NE 69122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Springs (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Great Platte River Road (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Lone Tree (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Big Spring (approx. 4 miles away); Sam Bass and the Big Springs Robbery (approx. 4 miles away); Waterman Sod House (approx. 4 miles away); Phelps Hotel (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Pony Express (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Springs.
 
Also see . . .  Pony Express - Nebraska Stations. (Submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
South Platte Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, December 12, 2011
2. South Platte Station Marker

 
Additional keywords. Pony Express
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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