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Published by Poole bros. printers in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Railroad travel -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. -- 1 reel ; 35 mm. -- (Western Americana : frontier history of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 ; reel 179, no. 1869)

StatementBy a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 179, no. 1869.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15432004M

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