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|Statement||by Gilbert H. Kneiss.|
|LC Classifications||HE2771.C2 K56 1943|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 148 p., 1 l. incl. col. front., illus.|
|Number of Pages||148|
|LC Control Number||43014912|
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Kneiss was technical advisor to "Railroads /5(2). OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages illustrations, portraits, map (on lining-papers) 27 cm: Contents: The steam horse joins the Gold Rush (Sacramento Valley Railroad) --Iron rails on El Camino Real (San Francisco & San José Railroad) --Steel coils around the Comstock (Virginia & Truckee Railroad) --Iron rails and lead pigs (Eureka & Palisade Railroad).
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