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The history of the first public railway

(Stockton & Darlington) the opening day, and what followed

by M. Heavisides

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Published by Printed and published by Heavisides & Son in Stockton-on-Tees .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stockton and Darlington Railway.,
  • Railroads -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by M. Heavisides ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. incl. illus.
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24183338M
    LC Control Numbera 14001261
    OCLC/WorldCa8610547

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