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11 edition of The railroaders. found in the catalog.

The railroaders.

Time-Life Books

The railroaders.

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Published by Time-Life Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Pacific railroads -- History,
    • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History,
    • West (U.S.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 236-237.

      StatementBy the editors of Time-Life Books, with text by Keith Wheeler.
      SeriesThe Old West, Old West (Alexandria, Va.)
      ContributionsWheeler, Keith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2751 .T55 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5436044M
      LC Control Number73084316

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