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CHERYL STAPP. The Stagecoach in Northern California: Rough Rides, Gold Camps & Daring Drivers

CHERYL STAPP. The Stagecoach in Northern California: Rough Rides, Gold Camps & Daring Drivers. The History Press. Trade paperback, ebook, 139 pages, $19.97, $9.99, amazon.com

It was the first mass transportation system in California. Established in 1849 during the Gold Rush, the stagecoach lasted for 75 years. A history of its heyday and decline: influential entrepreneurs, drivers, famous highwaymen, and selected “hub” towns.