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The Central Pacific Railroad (Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series) by Clark J. Evans

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Railroads - General,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7782242M
ISBN 100531187640
ISBN 109780531187647

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