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Steam railways in industry

Colin T. Gifford

Steam railways in industry

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Published by B. T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads, Industrial -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementColin T. Gifford and Horace Gamble.
      ContributionsGamble, Horace, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF57 .G55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4939473M
      ISBN 100713431555
      LC Control Number76366756

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