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Backroads Usa EP:4 The Loneliest Road In America

Highway 50 is known as the loneliest road in the United States. Stopover in Moab, Utah, where “Rio Bravo” was shot, the first western filmed in natural surroundings. It was along this route that the renowned Pony Express operated, a horseback postal service from east to west which meant a letter took only 10 days instead of the usual two months by stagecoach. Then on to a high desert plateau that represented a formidable obstacle for the gold miners, whose abandoned villages can still be seen.

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