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The American Railroad Problem

A Study In War And Reconstruction

by Isaiah Leo Sharfman

  • 17 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - History,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9742679M
    ISBN 101432658824
    ISBN 109781432658823
    OCLC/WorldCa156827645

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