New Mexico's Railroad History

Transportation and train expert Fred Friedman talked about the history and significance of trains in New Mexico. There were at least… read more

Transportation and train expert Fred Friedman talked about the history and significance of trains in New Mexico. There were at least 16 railroad properties in New Mexico in the 1880s. He talked about the people integral to the expansion, the Santa Fe Trail, as well as trains today and plans for future expansions. He also looked at maps housed at the Fray Angelico Chavez History Library that show the railroad lines that ran through New Mexico and how they changed the state.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Santa Fe, New Mexico to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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New Mexico's Railroad History

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Program ID:
310648-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
First Aired:
Feb 3, 2013
Last Aired:
May 30, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 03, 2013 | 5:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 04, 2013 | 5:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2013 | 9:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2013 | 9:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 17, 2013 | 4:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2013 | 1:38am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2013 | 8:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2013 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2013 | 3:17am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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