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The pioneer stage of railroad electrification

Condit, Carl W.

The pioneer stage of railroad electrification

by Condit, Carl W.

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Published by American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Electrification -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCarl W. Condit.
    SeriesTransactions of the American Philosophical Society ;, v. 67, pt. 7, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society ;, v. 67, pt. 7.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF858.A4 C64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination45 p. :
    Number of Pages45
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4563119M
    ISBN 100871696770
    LC Control Number77076428

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