British goods wagons from 1887 to the present day by R. J. Essery

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .

Written in English

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  • Railroads -- Great Britain -- Freight-cars.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 127.

Book details

Statement[by] R. J. Essery, D. P. Rowland and W. O. Steel.
ContributionsRowland, D. P., joint author., Steel, W. O., joint author.
LC ClassificationsTF470 .E83
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5443959M
LC Control Number73095620

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