Giants of steam the full story of the North British Locomotive Co. Ltd by Rodger P. Bradley

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Published by Oxford Publishing in Sparkford .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • North British Locomotive Company -- History.,
  • Locomotive works -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- History.,
  • Locomotives -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- History.

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Book details

StatementRodger P. Bradley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ625.N65 B75 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20075067M
ISBN 100860935051

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