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Light railways

J. C. Mackay

Light railways

by J. C. Mackay

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Published by Birse Press in Aboyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads, Local and light.,
  • Railroads, Local and light -- Great Britain.,
  • Railroads, Local and light -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.C. Mackay.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,322p.,(29)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15217736M
    ISBN 101901023001
    OCLC/WorldCa36159472

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