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Narrow gauge in the Kootenays.

George R. Hearn

Narrow gauge in the Kootenays.

by George R. Hearn

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Published by Vancouver Island Railway Historical Association in [Victoria, B.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kaslo & Slocan Railway

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesVancouver Island Railway Historical Association. Bulletin -- no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2810 K3 H4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 leaves.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14938813M

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