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Railroad problems.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Communication.

Railroad problems.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, second session, on railroad problems with particular reference to abandonment of service, construction reserve, and competitive and intrastate rates.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation and Communication.

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Published by United States Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .I5597 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination490 p.
      Number of Pages490
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6264562M
      LC Control Number58061640
      OCLC/WorldCa5382477

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