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British locomotive classes

Brian Reed

British locomotive classes

principal "bigfour" locomotive classes as at 1945.

by Brian Reed

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Published by Ian Allan .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesSteam days special
The Physical Object
Pagination62p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18580087M
ISBN 100711020124
OCLC/WorldCa24847942


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