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The story of American railroads

Author: Stewart H Holbrook
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The birth and development of our national railroad system, the men who built it in spite of weather, politicians, desert, and rivals; the ingenuity and inventiveness used to improve constantly devices and techniques in railroading."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart H Holbrook
OCLC Number: 237788
Description: x, 468 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Stewart H. Holbrook.

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"The birth and development of our national railroad system, the men who built it in spite of weather, politicians, desert, and rivals; the ingenuity and inventiveness used to improve constantly devices and techniques in railroading."

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