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Railroad travel and the state of business

Thor Hultgren

Railroad travel and the state of business

by Thor Hultgren

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical foot-notes.

      Statement[by] Thor Hultgren ...
      Series[National Bureau of Economic Research] Occasional paper 13: December 1943
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsH11 .N2432 no. 13
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 35 p. incl. tables, diagrs.
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6465524M
      LC Control Number44004225
      OCLC/WorldCa675758

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