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Observations on a general iron rail-way

Gray, Thomas

Observations on a general iron rail-way

showing its great superiority over all the present methods of conveyance, and claiming the particular attention of merchants, manufacturers, farmers, and, indeed, every class of society.

by Gray, Thomas

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Published by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Early works to 1850.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF144 .G8x 1821
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. ;
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2669239M
    LC Control Number85665451

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