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Post roads & iron horses

Richard DeLuca

Post roads & iron horses

transportation in Connecticut from colonial times to the age of steam

by Richard DeLuca

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesPost roads and iron horses
    StatementRichard DeLuca
    SeriesGarnet books, Driftless Connecticut series, Garnet books, Driftless Connecticut series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE213.C6 D45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 251 p. :
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138566M
    ISBN 100819568562, 0819571733
    ISBN 109780819568564, 9780819571731
    LC Control Number2011019301
    OCLC/WorldCa712117833

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