Chattanooga's Railroad History

Mark Brainard, a volunteer at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, talked about Chattanooga’s railroad History and the East… read more

Mark Brainard, a volunteer at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, talked about Chattanooga’s railroad History and the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad that passed through in 1858. He spoke about how a tunnel through a barrier known as Missionary Ridge helped connect the Northeastern U.S. to the South.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from December 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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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Chattanooga's Railroad History

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Program ID:
317109-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jan 19, 2014 | 1:18am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 5:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 11:43pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 21, 2014 | 7:52am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 25, 2014 | 5:49pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 17, 2014 | 10:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2014 | 3:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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