3 edition of America"s railroad found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-166).
|Other titles||Official guidebook of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad, Official guidebook of the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad|
|Statement||by Robert T. Royem|
|LC Classifications||TF25.D87 R693 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||167 p. :|
|Number of Pages||167|
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America's Railroad: The Official Guidebook. Almost pages in length, the official guide book of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad offers both the colorful history of the railroad and a mile-by-mile tour of the sights seen along the 45 mile route to Silverton.
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