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American Narrow Gauge Railroads

Hilton, George W.

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ISBN 10: 0804717311 / ISBN 13: 9780804717311
Published by Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 1990
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket is in fine condition without tears or chips or other damage. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Railroad; ISBN: 0804717311. ISBN/EAN: 9780804717311. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 12521. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Bookseller Inventory # 12521

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Title: American Narrow Gauge Railroads

Publisher: Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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This is the first comprehensive, extensively illustrated account of the growth and decline of American narrow gauge railroading, a singular and still not fully understood episode in the history of American transportation.

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Only a handful of books in the field of railroad history have become the standard reference work in a particular area. . . . To those select volumes should be added American Narrow Gauge Railroads. . . . This is an excellent work, and the author and publisher both deserve accolades.” Railroad History

Every so often, a book is published that deserves to be called a landmark. . . . American Narrow Gauge Railroads is probably the first of such caliber for the 90s.” Railfan and Railroad

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