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Steam railways of the world

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Published by Chartwell in Secaucus .
Written in English


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StatementPatrick Whitehouse.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19289344M
ISBN 101555212328
OCLC/WorldCa18904480

Steam Railways of the World and Steam Through Five Continents ; Keith Strickland; , Allan Sutton (1st ed.) , , Wrens Park Publishing (republished) Both contain several excellent black-and-white photographs of steam locos in India, Nepal, and Pakistan. This is the story of the world's fastest Steam Locomotive - the famous flying duck Mallard, which 50 years ago reached a speed of miles an hour to become for all time the Guiness Book of Record.


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