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Early railway history and the evolution of the locomotive.

James G. H. Warren

Early railway history and the evolution of the locomotive.

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Read at meeting on November 20th, 1928.

SeriesProceedings of the Great Western Railway (Bristol) lecture and debating society
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. :
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14474316M


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