Durango to Silverton by narrow gauge rails
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Published by Zeta Publishers Co. in Corona del Mar, CA .
Written in English



  • Colorado.


  • Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.,
  • Narrow gauge railroads -- Colorado.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Spencer Crump.
LC ClassificationsTF25.D87 C78 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1894269M
LC Control Number90070335

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