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Tracks of Time: The History of Idaho's Railroads

Railroads played a major role in building Idaho and the American West.  The Sumpter Valley Railroad's Locomotive #3 began its working life in Oregon, but also spent time in Cascade, Idaho.  The steam train will be featured in Tracks of Time: The History of Idaho's Railroads. 

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Produced by the award-winning team at Idaho Public Television in partnership with the Idaho State Historical Society, Idaho Experience  brings to life the stories of the extraordinary people and defining events that have shaped Idaho’s past and present.

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JA and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation


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  • Anne Voillequé and Louise Nelson
  • Judy and Steve Meyer
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