Jacobsville/Reese River xp-sign-305Pony Express Trail sign on Nevada State Route 305effluent-signWater treatment warning sign near US 50/Nevada 305 interchangejacobsville-signsHistorical markers in the Jacobsville Park and Ridejacobsville-gateGate to the Jacobsville trail from the northeast corner of the Park and Ride lotfence-openingFence opening. Just push the loose pole (on the right) toward the fixed pole and lift the loop off the endjacobsville-open-gateOpen gate along the route to Jacobsvillejacobsville-trailThe trail to Jacobsville is easy-to-follow two-trackjacobsville-forkThe left fork leads to Jacobsvillereese-riverLooking west across the Reese River bottom from the Jacobsville sitereese-river-trail-southwestLooking southwest from the Reese River traildisappearing-trailWest of the station, the trail sometimes vanishesreese-river-gateOne of many open gates you'll pass through in Nevadagate-markingNotice the gate marker in the distancejacobsville-trail-markerOld trail marker(?) west of Jacobsvilleopen-gateOpen gate along the trailorange-reese-river-xp-markerOrange trail marker. It does not say Pony Express, but the newer markers in the Austin area are all orange like thisreese-river-closed-gateClosed gate along the trail. Easily opened and re-closed.reese-river-corner-gateGate in the northeast corner of a livestock fence. I missed this gate twice when searching the area.reese-river-trail-xp-markerAnother helpful orange trail marker. These are always welcome sights.trail-pole-distantThis trail-finding pole is viewable from a good distancetrailfinding-poleThe cross pipes welded onto this pole give the direction of the trail. The topmost indicates the XP Trail.reese-river-crossingThis is where the maps show the XP Trail crosses the Reese River. I couldn't see a path or trail on the other side, so crossed further downstream.reese-river-xp-markerXP post making the Reese River Trail of the Pony Expressreese-river-xp-no-trailXP Marker. I could find no trails leading to or away from this marker.trail-marker-across-reese-riverNear the crossing of the Reese River. Note the trail marker on the far side.reese-river-trail-markerTrail marker visible, though I couldn't see a trail leading to ithoof-printsLots of hoof marks as the trail nears US 50gate-marking-north-of-50Gate north of US 50. Not the pole making it visible from the distancegate-marking-south-of-50Marked gate south of US 50, about 1/3 mile east of Old Overland Roadtrail-to-overland-trailPath on the south side of the livestock fence along US 50. This leads to the Old Overland Trail.