Tramways, Their Construction and Working: Embracing a Comprehensive History of the System, with an Exhaustive Analysis of the Various Modes of Traction, Including Horse Power, Steam, Heated Water, and Compressed Air; a Description of the Varieties of Rolling Stock and Ample Details of Cost and Working Expenses, with Special Reference to the Tramways of the United Kingdom, Volume 1
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