Mountain Springs Station Nevada
Mountain Springs Station Nevada Overview
Located in White Pine County, Nevada, Mountain Springs was a station on the Pony Express trail. Also known as Mountain Spring.
Learn more about the Pony Express: The Route, The Riders, The Ruins Left Behind.
Mountain Springs Station Nevada History
Historic Resource Study Pony Express National Historic Trail
The Mountain Spring(s) Station is mentioned in the 1861 mail contract, and most sources generally agree on the identity of Mountain Springs as a station site.
This station, probably built in July 1861, served the Pony Express during its last few months of the year and the Overland Mail Company line until 1869.
No original buildings stand on the site.
- October 26, 1861 – The operations cease after the first transcontinental telegraph was established on October 24, 1861
Unknown at this time.
Twenty-five miles east of Ruby Station.
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- Godfrey, Ph.D., Anthony, (August 1994), Historic Resource Study Pony Express National Historic Trail