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An American transportation story

David J. DeBoer

An American transportation story

The obstacles, the challenges, the promise

by David J. DeBoer

  • 151 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Intermodal Association of North America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Freight and freightage,
  • Shipment of goods

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11784112M
    ISBN 100971955409
    ISBN 109780971955400
    OCLC/WorldCa51749139

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