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Camera Maker Canon Camera Model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
Aperture f/2.8 Color Space Uncalibrated
Exposure Value 0 EV Exposure Program Manual
Exposure Time 1/125 sec Flash No Flash
Focal Length 38 mm ISO 100
Metering Mode Pattern Date/Time 2010:02:07 13:43:34
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Exposure Mode 1 Keywords travel United States of America United States America USA US California CA history historical historic historical marker famous landmark road side highway popular Place of Interest Places of Interest Tourist Attraction Tourist Attractions Tourist Destination Tourist Destinations Travel Destination Travel Destinations tour tourism tourist attraction destination Sign Signs American Day Daytime Historical Sites Vertical Education Historical Site Marker Markers Outdoor Outdoors Outside Road Road Signs Roadside Roadsign El Dorado County Placerville Pony Express Central Overland Pony Express William Sam Hamilton mochila mail express letter terminus station Comstock
Caption PLACERVILLE Pony Express Station and Terminus- Gold rush town and western terminus of the Placerville-Carson Road to the Comstock, Placerville was a relay station of the Central Overland Pony Express from April 4, 1860 until June 30, 1861. Here on April 4, 1860, the first eastbound pony rider, William (Sam) Hamilton, changed horses, added one express letter to his mochila, and sped away for Sportsman's Hall. On July 1, 1861, Placerville was the western terminus of the Pony Express until its discontinuance on October 26, 1861. California Registered Historical Landmark No. 701 Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce, James W. Marshall Chapter 49, E Clampus Vitus, and the Central Overland Pony Express Trail Assocation, April 2, 1960.