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Train operation

by William Nichols

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Published by L. Brown in Rochester, N.Y, San Francisco, Cal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Trains

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Nichols ... a treatise on train rules, train orders, change of time table, automatic block signals, interlocking, examination questions and answers ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF550 .N5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 340 p.
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6588003M
    LC Control Number16013662
    OCLC/WorldCa30058239

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