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Published by Oakwood Press in South Godstone, Surrey .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Isle of Wight.


  • Railroads -- England -- Isle of Wight.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 37.

SeriesThe Oakwood library of railway history,, no. 54
LC ClassificationsHE3019.W5 R6
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6205888M
LC Control Number56021640

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