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Snow, flood and tempest

railways and natural disasters

by Philip John Greer Ransom

  • 108 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Ian Allen in Hersham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Natural disaster effects -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementP.J.G. Ransom.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE1783.G7 R36 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19080451M
    ISBN 100711028338
    OCLC/WorldCa48570140

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