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Logging railroads of the Adirondacks

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • Adirondack Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Logging railroads -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains -- History.,
    • Steam locomotives -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementBill Gove.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF25.A34 G68 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3412756M
      ISBN 100815607946
      LC Control Number2005028867


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