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Published by C. A. Murdock, printers in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cable Railway Company.,
  • Street-railroads -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Street-railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Railroads, Cable -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Railroads, Cable -- Illinois -- Chicago.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesTraction railways for cities and towns.
ContributionsBritton & Rey.
The Physical Object
Pagination29, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22988011M

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