Maker: William Henry Jackson and Howard Roscoe Driggs
Antique printed color pictorial map showing the historic Pony Express Route, between St. Joseph, Missouri and Sacramento California, and listing each stop that was made along the route. The trail travels through the present-day states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, and California. Surrounding the map are illustrations showing picturesque scenes of the Old West. At the bottom of the map is a quote from Howard R. Driggs regarding the historical significance of the Pony Express. Map is by William Henry Jackson and Howard Roscoe Driggs, and this is the first edition of this map, published in 1951 (a later edition was published in 1960 by the American Pioneer Trails Assoc.). Fair to good overall antique condition with toning, tears, and other signs of age, most of which can be hidden under a mat when framing. Some vertical fold lines. Measures approximately 8.5" x 28.5" (H x W) to the neatline and page measures 10.25" x 30" in its entirety.
Item Number: WES306