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American steam locomotive

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Published by MBI Publishing in Osceola, WI .
Written in English


  • Steam locomotives -- United States -- History.

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StatementBrian Solomon.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22437603M
ISBN 100760303363

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