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History of Lordsburg

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History of Lordsburg

Lordsburg is mentioned in old Westerns. Was the pony express connected or what other event made it notable?

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1. Re: History of Lordsburg

Welcome to the forum. Lordsburg wasn't on the Pony Express trail but was on the Southern Pacific Railroad and the Butterfield Stagecoach line. It became a travel hub because it was the intersection of 2 highways but that changed with the coming of I-10. It was also in the westerns, as you mentioned. The most famous being Stagecoach with John Wayne.



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2. Re: History of Lordsburg

wickepedia also has some good information on Lordsburg.

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