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Title:
Railroads : bridging the continents
Author:
Warburton, Lois, 1938-
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Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Lucent Books, [1991]

©1991
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the history, development, and technology of the steam engine and railroads; examines the decline of rail transport in the United States; and describes the growth of railroads in Europe and Japan, focusing on high-speed trains and magnetic levitation.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781560062165
Format :
Book

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Discusses the history, development, and technology of the steam engine and railroads; examines the decline of rail transport in the United States; and describes the growth of railroads in Europe and Japan, focusing on high-speed trains and magnetic levitation.