The author tells the colorful history of the Hollenberg station and the Hollenberg family. The station provided an essential stopping point for settlers, soldiers, Pony Express riders, and shipping trains.
The town of Log Chain played an important role in one of the most famous mail carrying passages in the United States; however, when national factors such as the railroads were developed and the Pony Express died, Log Chain followed in close pursuit.
The author gives a wonderful portrayal of the Hanover, Kansas area. She delves into many aspects surrounding the town and details its settlement using maps, historic documents, and interviews with residents.