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Landmarks on the iron road : two centuries of North American railroad engineering

Author: William D Middleton
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, 2011.
Series: Railroads past and present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A lavishly illustrated engineering history of American railways

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Middleton
ISBN: 9780253335593 0253335590 9780253223609 0253223601
OCLC Number: 751806458
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Across the waters --
Across great mountains --
Railroads below ground --
Yards, docks and terminals --
Lost landmarks.
Series Title: Railroads past and present.
Responsibility: William D. Middleton.

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