Colorado Mail Stories: By Train, Plane, and Pony Express Lecture

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The geography and economy of Colorado prompted creative endeavors by the government, businessmen, customers, and criminals to protect or hinder the delivery of mail.  And though the short-lived Pony Express had its only Colorado stop in Julesburg, that station is now a postal legend.  K. Allison Wickens of the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum discusses the history of the delivery of mail to Colorado, from pioneering days to the present.