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Riding the rails inside the business of America"s railroads by Robert D. Krebs

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Published .
Written in English


  • Management,
  • Southern Pacific Railroad Company,
  • Railroads,
  • Railroads and state,
  • Biography,
  • Executives

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobert D. Krebs
SeriesRailroads past and present, Railroads past and present
LC ClassificationsHE2754.K74 A3 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 134 pages
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26956208M
ISBN 100253031869
ISBN 109780253031860
LC Control Number2017015152

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