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Train watcher"s guide to Chicago.

John Szwajkart

Train watcher"s guide to Chicago.

by John Szwajkart

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Published in [Brookfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Edition Notes

      Edition for 1976 published under title: The new train watcher"s guide to Chicago.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2781.C4 S96
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5714394M
      LC Control Number70277084

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