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Railroads triumphant

the growth, rejection, and rebirth of a vital American force

by Albro Martin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAlbro Martin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2751 .M35 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 428 p. :
      Number of Pages428
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1855935M
      ISBN 100195038533
      LC Control Number90007845


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