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Where our railroads stand today

is their credit basis yet sufficient? how can pre-war personal efficiency be restored? : an address

by William Wallace Atterbury

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Published by s.n. in S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby W.W. Atterbury ; delivered before the members and guests of the Harrisburg, Pa., Chamber of Commerce, September 29, 1920
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26363156M
    OCLC/WorldCa20110960

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