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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Railroads -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDon Ball, Jr.
LC ClassificationsTF23 .B332 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4103707M
ISBN 100393014169
LC Control Number80018296

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