Confessions of a train-watcher four decades of railroad writing : from the pages of Trains magazine by David Page Morgan

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Published by Kalmbach Pub. in Waukesha, WI .

Written in English

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Other titlesTrains (Milwaukee, Wis. : 1954)
Statementby David P. Morgan ; edited by George H. Drury.
ContributionsDrury, George H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF155 .M67 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL420770M
ISBN 100890243069
LC Control Number98125240
OCLC/WorldCa37932275

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