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The evolution of the unit train, 1960-1969

by John T. Starr

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Published by University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Freight.,
    • Railroads -- Train load.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 215-233.

      StatementJohn T. Starr, Jr.
      SeriesResearch paper - University of Chicago, Dept. of Geography ;, no. 158, Research paper (University of Chicago. Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 158.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH31 .C514 no. 158, HE2311 .C514 no. 158
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 233 p. :
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5442508M
      ISBN 100890650659
      LC Control Number73092655

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