Northern Pacific Railroad

Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the… read more

Michael Sullivan talked about how the arrival of the transcontinental railway to Tacoma, Washington, shaped the small, Pacific Northwest town. In 1873, the Northern Pacific Railroad decided to make Tacoma the location of its western terminus.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Tacoma, Washington, from June 3-9 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 Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Northern Pacific Railroad

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Program ID:
431237-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Tacoma, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Aug 06, 2017 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 30, 2019 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 06, 2017 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2017 | 6:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2017 | 11:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2017 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2017 | 9:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2017 | 2:10pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2017 | 5:35pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2017 | 10:16pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 22, 2017 | 1:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 22, 2017 | 5:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2019 | 9:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2019 | 2:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2019 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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