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Reference book of the Norfolk & Western Railroad Co.

Reference book of the Norfolk & Western Railroad Co.

outlining the present condition of progress in mining, manufactures, and agriculture and the undeveloped resources of those portions of the State of Virginia traversed by its lines.

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Published by The Company in [Roanoke, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- Virginia.,
    • Virginia -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsNorfolk and Western Railroad Company.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.V8 R43 1890
      The Physical Object
      Pagination94 p., [1] folded leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages94
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6908983M
      LC Control Number01022644

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