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Railroad-car shortage.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce

Railroad-car shortage.

Hearings before the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate, Sixty-sixth Congress, second session, on S. 4373.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Freight-cars

    • Edition Notes

      Available also in microform in CIS US congressional committee hearings, accession number S148-pt.1-2.

      LC ClassificationsHE2333 .A3 1920
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p.
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6289509M
      LC Control Number33012685

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