PRESCOTT POSSE — Yavapai County Sheriff Buckey O’Neill (third from left) had his horse shot out from under him during a gunfight near Wah Weep Canyon in Utah, yet he and his posse still scared the outlaws into surrendering. Those bad men were four cowboys who had robbed an Atlantic & Pacific train at Canyon Diablo Station, a railhead that serviced Prescott, Arizona.
Not far from the northern Kansas town of Hanover stands an old ramshackle building, known as the Hollenberg Station and it was once the largest stop along the famed Pony Express route. Not only is this building the only one of the old pony express stops that remains unaltered today but it also is believed to be unique for another reason. It is said that the old building also holds the ghosts of the young riders who rode across the prairie, carrying the mail from one destination to the next.
This old Paddy Wagon was used in Shanico to haul the bad boys off to jail. A guard road shotgun on the top. Shanico has a colorful history as a wild town in the early days. ... A ghost town, in Central Oregon