B. Scott Holmes

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COLD SPRINGS/SPRING RANCH/TORRINGTON STATION, Wyoming - Pony Express

A number of sources identify Cold Springs as a Pony Express station, [96] and give the location of this site as being about two miles southeast of Torrington, Wyoming. [97] It should be noted that the site of this station also served as the grounds for the signing of the Horse Creek Treaty. [98] A French-Canadian trader named Reynal managed operations at Spring Ranch with his Indian wife and daughter. Pawnees had held him prisoner in his younger days as a trader and later adopted him as a tribal son. [99] It should be noted that Loving and Bloss list Torrington as a separate station after Cold Springs/Spring Ranch. [100] However, since Cold Springs possibly existed two miles southeast of the town of Torrington, the settlement's name may serve as another name for the Cold Springs Station.
http://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/poex/hrs/hrs5d.htm#54

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