In search of the Grand Trunk ghost rail lines in Ontario by Brown, Ron

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Published by Dundurn Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Railroads,
  • Local History,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRon Brown
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2809.O6 B75 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination241 p. :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24917013M
ISBN 109781554888825
LC Control Number2010671183
OCLC/WorldCa681501256

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