The Field Engineer: A Handy Book of Practice in the Survey, Location, and Trackwork of Railroads; Containing ... Rules and Tables ... Applicable to ... the Standard and the Narrow Gauge ...

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D. van Nostrand, 1880 - Railroad engineering - 318 pages
 

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