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Railroad construction

Theory and practice
  • 675 Pages
  • 2.82 MB
  • English
J. Wiley and sons, Chapman & Hall, limited , New York, London
Railroads, Design and constru
StatementA text-book for the use of students in colleges and technical schools.
LC ClassificationsTF200 .W4 1903
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 675 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24755836M
LC Control Number03008472

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