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art of railroading

art of railroading

or, The technique of modern transportation

by

  • 37 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Railway publications society in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads.,
  • Locomotives.,
  • Air-brakes.,
  • Electric railroads.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe prior self-educational railway series
    ContributionsSwingle, Calvin F. b. 1846., Prior, Frederick John, 1858-, Railway publications society, Chicago.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF7 .A78
    The Physical Object
    Pagination v. fronts. (v. 1-2 )
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6976865M
    LC Control Number06040218
    OCLC/WorldCa8330882

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