5 edition of economics of freight car supply found in the catalog.
|Statement||John Richard Felton.|
|LC Classifications||HE2331 .F44|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||118 p. :|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||78015970|
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