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Transportation of ships on railways

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by Seth Ledyard Phelps

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Published by Gibson Brothers, Printers in Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tehuantepec Railway Company

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC786 .P53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, [2] p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26375122M
    LC Control Number06003939
    OCLC/WorldCa15097848

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