Locomotion two centuries of train travel : an anthology by Philip John Greer Ransom

Cover of: Locomotion | Philip John Greer Ransom

Published by Sutton in Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby P.J.G. Ransom.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE3018 .R355 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19410891M
ISBN 100750925906

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