Idaho Experience

Tracks of Time: The History of Idaho’s Railroads

Season 5 Episode 6 | 26m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

We explore the history of railroads in Idaho, from the late 1800’s to modern day. Union Pacific, Northern Pacific, the Milwaukee Road and the Camas Prairie Railroad are just a few railroads featured in the show. We also highlight how the Sun Valley Resort came to be in an effort to spur rail traffic after the Great Depression. Other Idaho-centric rail topics are covered as well.

Aired: 09/01/22

Rating: TV-G

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Major Funding by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation. Additional Funding by Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson, Judy and Steve Meyer, the Friends of Idaho Public Television, Idaho Public Television Endowment and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.