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Old River Station Nevada

Old River Station Nevada

Old River Station Nevada Overview

Not a lot is found on the Pony Express stop, Old River Station, located in Churchill County, Nevada.

Learn more about the Pony Express: The Route, The Riders, The Ruins Left Behind.

Year Established/Founded

By July 1861

Old River Station Nevada History

Historic Resource Study Pony Express National Historic Trail

A few sources also identify Old River as a station.

Like other stations along this route, Old River began about July 1861 as a stop on the Overland Mail Company line.

The station stood between Stillwater and Bisby’s, and the Pony Express reportedly may also have stopped at Old River during the last several months of its existence.


  • July 1861 – Created as a stop on the Overland Mail Company line
  • October 26, 1861 – The operations cease after the first transcontinental telegraph was established on October 24, 1861


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Old River Station Nevada