The Old Iron Road

Mr. Bain spoke about his book, The Old Iron Road: An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, published by Viking Books. In the book,… read more

The Old Iron Road Mr. Bain spoke about his book, The Old Iron Road: An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, published by Viking Books. In the book, the author examines the history surrounding the first transcontinental railroad. He discussed about his decision to take his family west for two months in 2000. As they traveled along abandoned railroad tracks, they came across prairies, river towns, and battlegrounds that Mr. Bain uses to illustrate his history of the American West. Following prepared remarks, Mr. Bain responded to questions from the audience. close

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The Old Iron Road

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Program ID:
182242-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Ogden, Utah, United States
First Aired:
Jun 19, 2004 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 25, 2004 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 19, 2004 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2004 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 2004 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 11, 2004 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 25, 2004 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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