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2 edition of American railroad bridges. found in the catalog.

American railroad bridges.

Theodore Cooper

American railroad bridges.

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Published by Engineering News in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. pl., table.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14864453M

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