Industrial locomotives of South Africa 1991 guide by J. N. Middleton

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Published by Beyer₋Garratt Publications in Auckland Park, South Africa .

Written in English

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  • South Africa.,
  • Africa, Southern.


  • Locomotives -- South Africa.,
  • Locomotives -- Africa, Southern.,
  • Railroads, Industrial -- South Africa.,
  • Railroads, Industrial -- Africa, Southern.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementcompiled by J.N. Middleton and H. Williams.
ContributionsWilliams, H.
LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.S6 M53 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination150 p. :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1307512M
ISBN 100620152524
LC Control Number92176005

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