Railroad wrecks

by Edgar A. Haine

Publisher: Cornwall Books in New York

Written in English
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  • Railroad accidents -- History,
  • Railroad accidents -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-227) and index.

StatementEdgar A. Haine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE1779 .H34 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1744851M
ISBN 100845348442
LC Control Number92053956

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