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Railways then and now : a world history

Author: O S Nock
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes information on bridges and viaducts, gradients, the Union Pacific Railroad, speed records, tunnels, etc.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: O S Nock
ISBN: 0517520362 9780517520369
OCLC Number: 1529152
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: The beginnings --
The years of expansion --
Events around the turn of the century --
Stress and strain --
Resurgence: towards a new age --
Maps (U.S.A., Europe, Great Britain).
Responsibility: O.S. Nock.

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Includes information on bridges and viaducts, gradients, the Union Pacific Railroad, speed records, tunnels, etc.

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