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[Railroad routes to Pacific, and their connection, with minority views.]

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Pacific Railroad

[Railroad routes to Pacific, and their connection, with minority views.]

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads,
  • Railroads,
  • Maps

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS.rp.219
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination37 p.
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15631206M


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