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Railroads of New York

George Watson O"Connor

Railroads of New York

a picture story of railroading in and around New York City.

by George Watson O"Connor

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Published by Simmons-Boardman Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2781.N7 O35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p.
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6064633M
      LC Control Number50000457
      OCLC/WorldCa2869931


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