From "Rocket" to railcar
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From "Rocket" to railcar an outline of rail development since 1804 by L. E. Snellgrove

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Published by Longmans .
Written in English


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Statementillustrated by Harry Toothill.
The Physical Object
Pagination123p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19123610M

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