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The economics of railroad transport

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Published by Macmillan and Co., Limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads,
  • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sydney Charles Williams
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 l., 308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24171448M
    OCLC/WorldCa63348557

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