This stereograph shows a U. S. Express Overland stage with African-American soldiers on guard against attack. Gardner identified the stage as starting for Denver, Colorado, from Hays City, Kansas. The image was taken from Alexander Gardner's series, "Across the Continent on the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division."
Kansas Historical Society
U. S. Express Overland stage starting for Denver from Hays City, Kansas. 580 miles west of St. Louis, Mo. - 1