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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Railroads -- United States -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1929 ed.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF23 .L4 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xv, 590 p.)
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5210148M
ISBN 100836967283
LC Control Number75037891
OCLC/WorldCa315183

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