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Atlantic and American notes a paper read at Euston Station, London, on Monday, March 13, 1882 : embodying some account of the recent visit of the directors of the London and North Western Railway to Canada and the United States : with a map shewing [sic] the route adopted, and an appendix containing memoranda relative to transatlantic railways

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Published by McCorquodale in London .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- United States.,
  • Railroads -- Canada.,
  • United States -- Description and travel,
  • Canada -- Description and travel -- 1867-1900.

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Edition Notes

Statementby George P. Neele.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16790
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (42 fr.)
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19563623M
ISBN 100665167903

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