Mile markers: Highway 50 pioneered by ‘Cocked-eyed’ Johnson

By March 22, 2011

MILE MARKER 13 is on Pony Express Trail. Democrat file photo by Shelly Thorene

MILE MARKER 13 is on Pony Express Trail. Democrat file photo by Shelly Thorene

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