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Published by The Locomotive publishing co., ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Diesel locomotives.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Brian Reed.
LC ClassificationsTJ619 .R4
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 190, [4] p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6329439M
LC Control Number35030531

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