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Modern railway motive power trends in the West

John Alfred Rutherglen

Modern railway motive power trends in the West

by John Alfred Rutherglen

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives.,
  • Railroads -- West (U.S.).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Alfred Rutherglen.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17640752M

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