Bonanza railroads by Gilbert H. Kneiss

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Published by Stanford university press in Stanford University, Calif .

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Statementby Gilbert H. Kneiss.
LC ClassificationsHE2771.C2 K56 1943
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 148 p., 1 l. incl. col. front., illus.
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6454990M
LC Control Number43014912

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