Pony Express http://kcur.org en After 150 Years, Pony Express Legend Gets Another Look http://kcur.org/post/after-150-years-pony-express-legend-gets-another-look <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53be7a7b0fc41-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53be7a7b0fc41-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53be7a7b0fc41-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-894058.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>St. Joseph, Mo. – Nothing says "old west" like the Pony Express. It was an all-out, high-speed information delivery service, that traversed nearly 2000 miles of open, desolate, hostile land. The Pony Express dispatched its first rider 150 years ago. The legend this ill-fated, short-lived business, has changed a lot since.</p> Thu, 01 Apr 2010 23:11:16 +0000 Frank Morris 6475 at http://kcur.org After 150 Years, Pony Express Legend Gets Another Look