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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Railroads -- United States -- History.,
  • Railroads -- Mergers -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 187-200.

SeriesPublications of the Institute of Business and Economic Research, University of California
LC ClassificationsHE2757 1964 .C6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5919133M
LC Control Number64022705

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