Early freight and stage lines in Dakota

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State Historical Society of North Dakota , [Bismarck
Transportation -- North Dakota, Coaching (Transportation) -- North D
Other titlesFreight and stage lines in Dakota
Statementby Harold E. Briggs
SeriesNineteenth century American literature and history
The Physical Object
Pagination[229]-261 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14470390M

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After the main railroad lines were established, it was frequently not practical to go to a place of higher elevation by rail lines if the distance was short. By stage coaches were only operating in a few mountain resorts or western National Parks as part of the "old west" romance for tourists.

Early Dakota No other group of people currently living in Minnesota has been here longer than the Dakota. Their way of life many generations ago was very different than it is today. Read oral histories passed down through the years by Dakota storytellers to. The most profitable contracts to be had by the stage lines were U.S.

Mail contracts, which were hotly contested for. Though the Pony Express is often credited with being the first fast mail service from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast, the Overland Mail Company actually began a twice-weekly mail service in September Each service crossed more than 2, miles from San Francisco.

North Dakota Railroads And Railfanning In "The Peace Garden State" North Dakota is usually thought of for two things, lots of originating grain and other agricultural products (of which 70% makes up the state's total overall originating freight) and main lines heading to the Pacific Northwest.

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Section 8: River and Overland Travel The north-flowing Red River was the major transportation route used by the first Early freight and stage lines in Dakota book residents of North Dakota in the early s.

They had come up the Red River from the Winnipeg area to Pembina where they settled.

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Over 1, miles of track had been laid in North Dakota by Inthe Great Northern Railway reached the Pacific Coast. North Dakota now had two transcontinental railroads running through the state. Both of these main railroad lines had dozens of branches leading to.

Stage and Freight Lines Berthoud Pass Stage Road was built by the extreme efforts of Captain Lewis Gaskill.

It came from the top of the Pass through Spruce Lodge, Idlewild (now Winter Park), the Cozens Ranch (near Fraser) Junction Ranch (Tabernash) and Coulter. However, when the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad reached Pierre, much of Bismarck’s freight was diverted there and the Bismarck Stage Line never recovered, being abandoned in Medora to Deadwood Stage Line.

The Marquis de Mores, who was a noble French entrepreneur, founded Medora, Dakota Territory (present day North Dakota), in   The Overland Stage Line operated by Ben Holladay () and the Utah, Idaho, and Oregon Stage Company operated by John Hailey controlled early stagecoach transportation throughout the West.

InHolladay obtained a contract to carry mail from Salt Lake to the Dalles, Oregon, via Boise City in Idaho Territory and Walla Walla and Wallula. History of the Stagecoach in the West. Origin of the Stagecoach Goods and merchandise were carried in carts as far back as B.C., and chariots for carrying men were in use in Egypt in B.C.

By B.C., chariot racing was a popular sport in Roman games; and by B.C. they were building thousands of miles of roads across Italy. The first stage coach arrived at Fort Abercrombie in and carried the mail and passengers from St. Paul to the Fort. The stage coach lines in Minnesota and North Dakota Ter-ritory were very well organized.

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A stagecoach is a four-wheeled public coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses. It is strongly sprung and generally drawn by four horses.

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Wells Fargo contracted with independent stageline operators to carry treasure boxes and express, even into the early 20th Century.

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