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Rapid transit systems and the decline of steam

Author: Christopher Chant; John Moore
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Chelsea House, 2000.
Series: World's railroads.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains why diesel and electric power replaced steam locomotion and presents detailed descriptions and illustrations of subways, trolley cars, monorails, and other fast moving trains used for conveying people.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Chant; John Moore
ISBN: 0791055647 9780791055649
OCLC Number: 42866235
Notes: Previously published: London : Regency House.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 31 cm.
Series Title: World's railroads.
Responsibility: by Christopher Chant ; edited by John Moore.

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