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Wonders and curiosities of the railway; or, Stories of the locomotive in every land.

by Kennedy, William Sloane

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Published by S.C. Griggs and Company in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy William Sloane Kennedy ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF147 .K36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 254 p.
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6972784M
    LC Control Number06027256
    OCLC/WorldCa2324910

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A pleasant book of history, gossip, and anecdote, about the origin and development of railways in Europe and America. The statements of fact are derived from authentic sources, and the anecdotical serves to give variety to the solid part.

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