Chicago"s passenger trains
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Chicago"s passenger trains a gallery of portraits, 1956-1981 by Robert P. Olmsted

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Published by McMillan Publications in Woodridge, Ill .
Written in English



  • Illinois,
  • Chicago Region


  • Railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago Region -- Trains.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert P. Olmsted.
LC ClassificationsTF25.C52 O46 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3510247M
ISBN 100934228108
LC Control Number82062562

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