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Old stage coach relay station on Santa Fe Trail, near Santa Fe, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930.

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Summary:Old stage coach relay station on Santa Fe Trail, near Santa Fe, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Before the coming of the railroad the journey to Santa Fe was made by stage coach over the historic Santa Fe Trail. The fare for the perilous journey was $150 and the time schedule, from Independence, Missouri, eastern terminus of the trail was 20 to 25 days. A charge of fifty cents a pound was made for all baggage in excess of 40 pounds. Passengers carried their own bedding and slept in the crude relay stations provided at intervals along the route." Postcard number: H-3509, 81745.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Santa Fe
Topical subjects:Stagecoaches
Trails & paths
Santa Fe National Historic Trail
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Detroit Publishing Company
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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