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American railroad bridges

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Published by Engineering news publishing company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad bridges,
  • Bridges

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Theodore Cooper
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25396923M


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