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state movement in railroad development the story of North Carolina"s first effort to establish an east and west trunk line railraod by Cecil Kenneth Brown

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Published by University of North Carolina press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Railroads -- North Carolina

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Cecil Kenneth Brown ...
SeriesUniversity of North Carolina. Social study series
ContributionsNorth Carolina, University of. Institute for Research in Social Sciences
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-xii p., 2 l., 300 p. illus., maps (1 fold.)
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14790857M

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