Interurban Electric Rail

Professor Roger Grant talked about the history of American transportation and the rise of interurban electric rail at the end of the 19th… read more

Professor Roger Grant talked about the history of American transportation and the rise of interurban electric rail at the end of the 19th century and early 20th century. Interurbans were similar to rural trolleys and connected cities via small electric train cars. Before the rise of the personal automobile, these local systems allowed people from rural areas to get to city centers in a cheap, reliable way. He talks about interurbans as a precursors to the urban light rail of today. close

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Interurban Electric Rail

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Program ID:
405378-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Clemson, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jun 04, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 03, 2016 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 04, 2016 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2016 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 10:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 2:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 6:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2016 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2016 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 03, 2016 | 6:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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