Transportation on the Atlantic and Gulf intracoastal waterways.
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Transportation on the Atlantic and Gulf intracoastal waterways. by Association of American Railroads. Railroad Committee for the Study of Transportation.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English


  • Coastwise navigation -- United States.

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Statement[By] Subcommittee on Water Transport.
LC ClassificationsHE751 .A85
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 47 l.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17783506M
LC Control Number48014403

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