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Paper on the working of traffic upon single-track railroads in Canada and the United States

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Published by s.n. in [Montréal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Canada.,
  • Railroad engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW.K. Muir.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 93387
    ContributionsBritish Association for the Advancement of Science. Meeting
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (21 fr.) :$bill.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17438608M
    ISBN 100665933878

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Get this from a library. Paper on the working of traffic upon single-track railroads in Canada and the United States. [W K Muir; British Association for the Advancement of Science.

Meeting]. Paper on the working of traffic upon single-track railroads in Canada and the United States [electronic resource] / ([Montréal: s.n., ?]), by W. Muir and Quebec) British Association for the Advancement of Science.

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