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World steam locomotives

James G. Robins

World steam locomotives

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Published by Arco Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Locomotives

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdescribed and illus. by James G. Robins
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26907977M
    OCLC/WorldCa899397


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