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The locomotive on the railroads" battlefield

William C. Dickerman

The locomotive on the railroads" battlefield

by William C. Dickerman

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Published by Princeton University Press in [Princeton, N.J.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCyrus Fogg Brackett lectures.
Statementby William C. Dickerman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/3188 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1827224M
LC Control Number89894305

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