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Between Baltimore and Pittsburgh on trains nos. 5 and 6, New York and Chicago limited The most historical and picturesque railway in America. by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company

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Published by Passenger dept. in Baltimore .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesGlimpses from the observation end
LC ClassificationsF106 .B25
The Physical Object
Pagination15, [1] p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18084496M
LC Control Numbertmp92006347

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