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Bloss coal, north by rail

J. A. McMullen

Bloss coal, north by rail

a concise history of the Tioga division of the Erie and the Corning and Blossburg Railroad

by J. A. McMullen

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Published by J.A. McMullen in Middlebury Center, PA .
Written in English

  • New York (State),
  • Tioga County
    • Subjects:
    • Corning and Blossburg Railroad -- History.,
    • Railroads -- New York (State) -- Tioga County -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 36-38).

      Statement[by J. A. McMullen].
      LC ClassificationsHE2791.C916 M35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL67583M
      LC Control Number99166164

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