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Published by Belford, Clarke & Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Railroads,
  • Locomotives,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Samuel Smiles
ContributionsStephenson, Robert, 1803-1859
The Physical Object
Pagination463 p. :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24932586M

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