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A field guide to trains of North America

by Gerald L. Foster

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-140) and index.

      Other titlesTrains of North America
      StatementGerald L. Foster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF23 .F68 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL807488M
      ISBN 100395701120
      LC Control Number95044168

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