steam locomotive in the past and the future.

by J. F. Gairns

Publisher: Constable in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 464 Downloads: 391
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Edition Notes

Article in Nineteenth Century and after, v.CI, no.601, March 1927, p.352-362.

SeriesThe nineteenth century and after
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 464p.
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14474376M

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