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Locomotives

A. Morton Bell

Locomotives

their construction, maintenance and operation, with notes on electric and internal combustion locomotives.

by A. Morton Bell

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Published by Virtue in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In two volumes.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19054327M

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