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The life story of Chas. P. Brown as a boomer railroad man

Brown, Chas. P.

The life story of Chas. P. Brown as a boomer railroad man

by Brown, Chas. P.

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Published by Western Print. Corp. in Whittier, Calif .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/3090 (E)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxvi, 450 p.
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2161702M
LC Control Number88890650

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Boomer: The Life Story of Chas. Brown As a Boomer Railroad Man, published in This edition, which numbered pages, deleted detail and minor chunks of Brown's life.

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