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Travel Today with Peter Greenberg--The Pony Express Territory, Fallon, Nevada

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This week Travel Today with Peter Greenberg comes from the Loneliest Highway in America (Highway 50), from the Pony Express Territory in Fallon, Nevada. Mark Bassett, Executive Director at Nevada Northern Railway, talks about its amazing/still-working railway in nearby Ely, where visitors can actually operate the trains. Talk about a hands-on experience! Robert Moor, Author of On Trails: An Exploration, explains the importance of trails and shares stories of Nimblewill Nomad, a perpetual walker who recently walked the entirety of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Also, Ed Spear, President of the Pony Express Territory, discusses why the Pony Express will always be a pivotal part of American history, as well as what the courageous Pony Express riders had to endure during their rides in the 1800s. There’s all of this and more as Travel Today with Peter Greenberg from the Pony Express in Fallon, Nevada.