Back when horsepower meant hoofbeats, this 1860s Concord coach was a top-of-the-line ride. The steel rims of the six-horse excursion stage cut ruts to Nevada's goldfields and later along the 300-mile Cheyenne–Deadwood line. Now it's at the Stagecoach Museum in Lusk, Wyo., alongside covered wagons, buggies, and firefighting gear. (307) 334-3444, stagecoachmuseum.yolasite.com.
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