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Diesel locomotive practice

John Michael Doherty

Diesel locomotive practice

the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of locomotives and railcars.

by John Michael Doherty

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Published by Odhams Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diesel locomotives.

  • Edition Notes

    Label on t.p.: Hollywood-by-the-Sea, FLa., Transatlantic Arts.

    StatementWith a foreward by J. F. Harrison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ619 .D6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5868319M
    LC Control Number62053558
    OCLC/WorldCa2671980

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