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One man"s railway J.E.P. Howey and the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway by J. B. Snell

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot, North Pomfret, Vt .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Howey, John Edwards Presgrave, 1886-1963.,
  • Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway.,
  • Railroad engineers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ.B. Snell
LC ClassificationsTF64.R6 S64 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2784634M
ISBN 100715383256
LC Control Number83210142

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