Bluford kids, railroads, people, and activities : tales of trains, tasks, & (a small) town in the 1930"s, "40"s and "50"s by Warren, John R.

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Published by J.R. Warren in [Bluford, Ill.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Bluford (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • Bluford

Subjects:

  • Illinois Central Railroad Company -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • Railroads -- Illinois -- Bluford -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • Bluford (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.,
  • Bluford (Ill.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesKids, railroads, people, and activities
Statement[John R. Warren].
GenreAnecdotes., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF549.B66 W37 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3383093M
LC Control Number2004557832

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