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Rails across Costa Rica

Delmer G. Ross

Rails across Costa Rica

the development of the Costa Rican interoceanic and other railways

by Delmer G. Ross

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Published by Institute for Research in Latin America in Mobile, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Costa Rica
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Costa Rica -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDelmer G. Ross.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2833 .R67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p. :
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4882354M
      LC Control Number76011240

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