Publication: Published by Carlsbad Caverns Natural History Association, 1979, Carlsbad, New Mexico
First edition. 24mo. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" oblong, pictorial wrappers, n. p. [12 pp.], double column, illustrated, map of the Butterfield Trail on inside rear cover. A brief history of the Pinery Station, a Butterfield Overland mail stop. In March of 1857 Congress provided a $600,000.00 contract for John Butterfield to deliver the St. Louis mail to San Francisco in 25 days. The run was actually made in 23 days, 23 1/2 hours, a record-breaking time.
Inventory Number: 49534