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Narrow gauge adventure

P. D. Hancock

Narrow gauge adventure

the story of the Craig & Mertonford and its associated standard gauge lines

by P. D. Hancock

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Published by Peco Publications in [Beer, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementP. D. Hancock.
    SeriesA Peco publication
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF197 .H26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5252581M
    ISBN 100900586443
    LC Control Number75325399
    OCLC/WorldCa1734429

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