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Great Western locomotive design

a critical appreciation

by Gibson, John C.

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot [Devon], North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Western Railway (Great Britain) -- History.,
    • Locomotives -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn C. Gibson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.G72 G731656 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination157 p. :
      Number of Pages157
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2983697M
      ISBN 100715386069
      LC Control Number84235118
      OCLC/WorldCa12666432

      Railway Correspondence & Travel Society The Locomotives of the Great Western Railway. Parts 1 to Detailed history of the locomotives of the GWR in fourteen parts published between and The first printings were mostly in thin card covers which easily became worn with usage and age. Narrative, supported with detail tables and.


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