Rudimentary and practical instructions on the science of Railway Construction, for the use of beginners, etc. Second edition, with additions
Strahan & Company, 1869 - 262 páginas
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Rudimentary and Practical Instructions on the Science of Railway Construction
Rowland MacDonald Stephenson
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