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The railroaders

by Stuart Leuthner

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Employees -- History.,
    • Locomotive engineers -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Stuart Leuthner ; foreword by Oliver Jensen ; photographs by Lawson Little.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.R12 U647 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3783890M
      ISBN 100394518616
      LC Control Number81040236

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