2 edition of picture history of railways found in the catalog.
picture history of railways
by Hulton Press
Written in English
|Statement||by H. Ellis.|
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This book covers the development of the railways in America; it is not really a technical work, but more a social history, and explains very well how America was virtually built by the railways.
It looks at the railways in the civil war, the boom and bust periods (mostly bust), Cited by: 7. Inthe railway publishing firm of David & Charles reprinted the one from Aprilsince it depicted our railways at their very peak of mileage.
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