WELLS FARGO: 160th Anniversary: Wells Fargo History / 160th Anniversary: On March 18, 1852, in New York City, Henry Wells, William Fargo and others signed articles of association for a joint stock company to do a banking and express business in distant California. Rushing for gold and silver in the West, overland by pony and stagecoach, offering “Ocean-to-Ocean” service by 1888 Wells, Fargo & Co. grew with the nation and is part of American History.
Paddy Wagon This old Paddy Wagon. It 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