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One hundred years of American railroading

John William Starr

One hundred years of American railroading

by John William Starr

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Published by Dodd, Mead & company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography : p. 329-336.

      Statementby John W. Starr, jr. ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF23 .S8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx p., 1 L., 336 p.
      Number of Pages336
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6719201M
      LC Control Number28022234
      OCLC/WorldCa1450657

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