Irrigation of the Grand Valley

The irrigation system and history of fruit farming near Grand Junction, Colorado, were profiled. Guests visited Cross Orchards Historic Site, once part of a… read more

The irrigation system and history of fruit farming near Grand Junction, Colorado, were profiled. Guests visited Cross Orchards Historic Site, once part of a 243 acre fruit orchard, and talked about the history of fruit farming in the region and the role of irrigation.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Junction, Colorado, from July 6-10 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications 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 Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Irrigation of the Grand Valley

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Program ID:
327553-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Sep 06, 2015 | 2:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 08, 2015 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 06, 2015 | 2:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2015 | 1:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 07, 2015 | 6:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2015 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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